TABLE B-1 Summary of Primary Studies Reviewed

Report Title

Report Authors and Date

Geographic Coverage

Primary Issues Covered

Nationwide Plan Review, Phase 2 Report

U.S. department of Homeland Security, 2006


In-depth assessment of emergency response and evacuation plans of 56 states and territories and 75 largest urban areas

Report to Congress on Catastrophic Hurricane Evacuation Plan Evaluation

U.S. department of Transportation in cooperation with DHS, 2006

Five Gulf Coast states

In-depth assessment of state and local emergency evacuation plans

Transit Emergency Planning and Response Assessment Initiative

J. A. Goodwill and A. Reep, Center for Urban Transportation Research, University of South Florida, 2005


Survey of emergency planning and response plans of transit systems in Florida

Transportation-Disadvantaged Populations: Actions Needed to Clarify Responsibilities and Increase Preparedness for Evacuations

U.S. Government Accountability Office, 2006


Special-needs populations

Transportation Equity in Emergencies: A Review of the Practices of State Departments of Transportation, Metropolitan Planning Organizations, and Transit Agencies in 20 Metropolitan Areas

D. Bailey, S. Swiacki, A. Byrnes, et al. 2007

Twenty metropolitan areas

Evaluation of emergency response and evacuation plans of state DOTs, transit agencies, and metropolitan planning organizations in 20 metropolitan areas with higher-than-average proportions of minority, low-income, limited-English-proficient, and zero-vehicle households

Strategies in Emergency Preparedness for Transportation-Dependent Populations

National Consortium on the Coordination of Human Services Transportation, 2006


Special-needs populations

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