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Author: Phillip Herr
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: planning, based, federal, performance, oversight, exist, transportation, opportunities, statewide, transition
Number of Pages: 72
Published: 2011-04-01
ISBN-10: 1437944612
ISBN-13: 9781437944617

Through the statewide transportation planning process, states decide how to spend fed. transportation funds -- almost $46 billion in FY 2009. Draft legislation to reauthorize federal surface transportation legislation would, among other things, revise planning requirements to recognize states' use of rural planning org. (RPO) and require performance measurement. This report examined: (1) states' planning activities and RPOs' satisfaction that rural needs are considered; (2) states' planning challenges; (3) the U.S. Dept. of Transportation's approach to overseeing statewide planning; and (4) st

Author: Lulof Boelens
Publisher: 010 Publishers
Keywords: urban, planning, approach, actor, connection, relational
Number of Pages: 314
Published: 2009-05-20
ISBN-10: 9064507066
ISBN-13: 9789064507069

"The urban connection" develops a promising actor-relational approach to urban planning. With respect to the usual governmental planning, it is focused outside in, instead of inside out. It derives its leitmotif from the actual debate about state controlled versus neo-liberal planning and reflects on innovative post structuralist scholars in the field of planning, economics, social geography and governance. It then takes its own position in that debate, reflecting on actor-oriented experiments in planning practices. These experiments deal with the daily planning practice with a pro-active and

Author: Karen Stolting
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: state, government, florida, recovery, planning, disaster, contingency
Number of Pages: 121
Published: 1997-02
ISBN-10: 0788137794
ISBN-13: 9780788137792

Outlines how Florida state gov't. is planning for the protection of vital info. systems in the event of a disaster that could potentially, prohibit or curtail the delivery of essential State services. Examines the rational for contingency & disaster recovery planning, State agency contingency planning efforts, & the recovery alternatives available to the State. A review of the statutory & administrative requirements for contingency & disaster recovery planning is provided, as are examples of the types & consequences of disasters that have occurred.

Author: European Conference of Ministers of Transport. Eco
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: transport, following, february, 27th, topic, national, planning, infrastructure, systems, 26th, paris, twenty, hundred, one, eight, round, economics, table, report
Number of Pages: 173
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 9282123413
ISBN-13: 9789282123416

The Round Table discussed changes in national systems of transport infrastructure planning and the lessons for the further improvement of planning processes. It covered the following issues: the rationale of transport infrastructure planning and related reform needs; the decentralisation of planning institutions; reforms of planning and evaluation methods; reforms of infrastructure financing and pricing. The report contains background papers reporting on the national experiences of France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom.

Author: William O. Jenkins
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: response, plans, congressional, testimony, effective, validating, criteria, developing, disaster
Number of Pages: 13
Published: 2011-04
ISBN-10: 1437939953
ISBN-13: 9781437939958

Among the lessons learned from the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina was that effective disaster response requires planning followed by the execution of training and exercises to validate those plans. FEMA is responsible for disaster response planning. This testimony focuses on: (1) criteria for effective disaster response planning established in FEMAżs National Response Framework; (2) additional guidance for disaster planning; (3) the status of disaster planning efforts; and (4) special circumstances in planning for oil spills. The auditor reviewed the policies and plans that form the basis of

Author: Catherine Bauman
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: observations, hanshin, earthquake, earthquakes, urban, land, planning, challenge
Number of Pages: 53
Published: 1996-08
ISBN-10: 0788183788
ISBN-13: 9780788183782

Discusses the city of Kobe's (Japan) recovery from the Great Hanshin Earthquake from the perspective of city planning. The earthquake & fire devastated many parts of the city, resulting in a need for coordinated planning of rebuilding. Many buildings, land use patterns, & residents loyalty to their homes & neighborhoods remained, & are the basis of post-earthquake city planning. Chapters: Kobe before the earthquake; city planning in Japan; the earthquake; the interim city; long-range planning after the earthquake; rebuilding housing; commercial rebuilding; emerging issues in recovery; & refere

Author: Kay C. Goss
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: planning, operations, emergency, hazard, guide
Number of Pages: 277
Published: 1998-05
ISBN-10: 078814829X
ISBN-13: 9780788148293

Meant to aid State & local emergency managers in their efforts to develop & maintain a viable all-hazard emergency operations plan. This guide clarifies the preparedness, response, & short-term recovery planning elements that warrant inclusion in emergency operations plans. It offers the best judgment & recommendations on how to deal with the entire planning process -- from forming a planning team to writing the plan. Specific topics of discussion include: preliminary considerations, the planning process, emergency operations plan format, basic plan content, functional annex content, hazard-un
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