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Chapter: Appendix D Rural Transportation Projects in Progress

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Suggested Citation:"Appendix D Rural Transportation Projects in Progress." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2021. Rural Transportation Issues: Research Roadmap. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/26343.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix D Rural Transportation Projects in Progress." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2021. Rural Transportation Issues: Research Roadmap. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/26343.
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Rural Transportation Issues: Research Roadmap D-1 A P P E N D I X D Rural Transportation Projects in Progress The Research Team identified projects that are currently in progress under various institutions but will be important in filling the research needs gaps. While these projects cannot be accounted for in the annotated literature review due to not being complete, they are instead listed here in Appendix D.

Rural Transportation Issues: Research Roadmap D-2 Projects • Best Practices and Marketing to Increase Rural Transit Ridership and Investment • Guidebook and Research Plan to Help Communities Improve Transportation to Health Care Services • Impacts of Connected Vehicles and Automated Vehicles on State and Local Transportation Agencies-- Task-Order Support • Initiating the Systems Engineering Process for Rural Connected Vehicle Corridors • Opportunities for State DOTs (and Others) to Encourage Shared Use Mobility Practices in Rural Areas • Scenarios and Justification for Automated Vehicle Demonstration in Rural Minnesota • Connected, Autonomous, and Shared Vehicle Impacts Study (University Transportation Research Center 2018) References Best Practices and Marketing to Increase Rural Transit Ridership and Investment [Project]. Guidebook and Research Plan to Help Communities Improve Transportation to Health Care Services [Project]. Impacts of Connected Vehicles and Automated Vehicles on State and Local Transportation Agencies--Task-Order Support [Project]. Initiating the Systems Engineering Process for Rural Connected Vehicle Corridors [Project]. Opportunities for State DOTs (and Others) to Encourage Shared Use Mobility Practices in Rural Areas [Project]. Scenarios and Justification for Automated Vehicle Demonstration in Rural Minnesota [Project]. University Transportation Research Center. 2018. "Connected, Autonomous, and Shared Vehicle Impacts Study." Retrieved 26-Sept-2018, from http://www.utrc2.org/research/projects/connected-autonomous-and-shared-vehicle-impacts.

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Although only 19% of the population lives in rural areas, more than 70% of the U.S.’s four million miles of roadways are in rural areas. The rural transportation system also includes numerous airports; railways; inland and coastal waterways; rural and intercity buses; and bicycle, pedestrian, and multi-use paths and trails. In addition, approximately 47% of the nation’s motor vehicle fatalities occur in rural areas.

The TRB National Cooperative Highway Research Program's pre-publication draft of NCHRP Research Report 988: Rural Transportation Issues: Research Roadmap is designed to assist state departments of transportation and other public agencies and help inform policy–driven investment decisions.

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