The Northern District encompasses Etowah and Cherokee Counties.
The Central District encompasses Calhoun, Clay, Cleburne, and Talladega Counties. The Southern District encompasses Chambers, Coosa, Randolph, and Tallapoosa Counties. The Northern District is served by ALDOT North Reigon, Guntersville Area, District V, while the Central and Southern Districts are served by ALDOT East Central Region, Alexander City Area, Districts I and II.
The 2015 Alabama Transportation Planners Association
conference was held on March 17th and 18th in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Click here for highlights and information presented at the conference.
Center for Environmental Excellence by AASHTO
: View an archived webinar of a workshop which provided a forum for information exchange on approaches to evaluating and mitigating the impacts of extreme weather events on transportation infrastructure.
An Economic Analysis of Transportation Infrastructure Investment
Check out the U.S. Cluster Mapping website
, a national initiative that provides open data on regional clusters and economies to support U.S. business, innovation and policy. Here users will find interactive, robust data and tools to understand clusters and regional business environments, improve institutions, and locate appropriate partners across the country.
Partnership for Sustainable Communities: Five Years of Learning from Communities and Coordinating Investments
Issues Rearview Camera Rule: Click here
to read a summary or here
for the Rule.
H-GAC Releases Instant Impact Guide
: Houston-Galveston Area Council (
H-GAC), in partnership with Better Houston, has published Instant Impact Guide: Simple, Cost-Effective Ideas for More Vibrant, Pedestrian-Friendly Streets
. The Instant Impact Guide
incorporates ideas that are relatively quick to implement and can help build momentum for improving your community's pedestrian, bicycling, and economic revitalization goals. Many projects outlined in the guide can also serve as test cases for potential projects before they are implemented permanently. The guide is available HERE
FHWA has initiated the Peer to Peer Program as a form of form of technical assistance for local and rural highway agencies to adequately address safety problems on the roads they maintain. Experts with knowledge in various local and rural road safety issues volunteer their time to provide assistance to their peers requesting help. Whatever the safety issue your local agency is facing, there is a Peer ready and willing to help. Peer to Peer Program
In an effort to keep our member governments informed of current happenings, we periodically send mailings between our regularly scheduled Rural Planning Organization meetings. These mailings discuss issues directly related to the interests of our local governments. We will also post these documents on the website.