Wednesday, April 12, 2023
In the first of a multi-part series, SSTI will be talking with several organizations about how they implement accessibility in planning to improve access to opportunities in the long term.
Thursday, November 17, 2022
Implementing Complete Streets policies requires major shifts in framework and thinking compared to how most roads are now designed. In collaboration with Smart Growth America, we invite you to join us November 17 to discuss Advancing Complete Streets Among State DOTs.
August 24-25, 2022
SSTI’s 2022 Community of Practice meeting was held August 24-25 in Detroit. COP meetings focus on peer-to-peer interaction between CEOs of state departments of transportation. These meetings allow attendees to share ideas and learn from one another’s experiences leading state DOTs. The meetings are open to state DOT CEOs and is by-invitation to others.
May 5, 2022
As cities become more interested in limiting car traffic and supporting walking, biking and public transit, some are beginning to look at how land use policies, specifically the development review process to move closer to (or further from) those goals. In partnership with Smart Growth America, SSTI invites you to a webinar featuring staff from both cities as they discuss their new programs and ongoing efforts putting them into practice.
April 12, 2022
SSTI has worked with MnDOT and several other agencies over the past year to start framing the momentous challenge ahead, establish benchmarks, and identify important next steps. This webinar is presented by SSTI and Smart Growth America.
March 1, 2022
State DOTs across the country are exploring ways to cut transportation emissions, partly by investing in transportation solutions that let people drive less. This webinar, presented by SSTI and Smart Growth America, features California and Colorado DOTs.
November 16, 2020
Environmental, economic and social demands are increasingly pressuring transportation agencies to reduce the number and length of automobile trips. There is no single accepted playbook for reducing VMT, but research and advances in policy are providing ways forward.
November 5, 2020
Last year’s community of practice meeting focused on law enforcement – specifically how facility design and automated enforcement could reduce bias in transportation-related policing. Events of this year have only served to underscore how critically antiracist policy is needed. This session will explore ways DOTs can go beyond conventional practice to advance equity in the communities they serve and within their own organizations
October 13, 2020
The accelerated rise in working from home and shopping by mail will disrupt old patterns. As we have begun to see, peak hour, hub-and-spoke commuting may give way to more home-based trips spread throughout the day, affecting both driving and transit use. At the same time, a drop brick-and-mortar shopping could place different stresses on transportation networks and send some traditional commercial centers into decline.
February 25, 2020
The Form-Based Codes Institute and the State Smart Transportation Initiative, programs of Smart Growth America, are hosting a webinar to explore how the reform of parking regulations can enhance our communities