NCHRP Report 686

Road Pricing: Public Perceptions and Program Development

Categorized Under: Transportation



Volume 1: Decision Making and Planning Guide is a resource document providing lessons drawn from the experience of U.S. regions implementing or proposing road pricing projects, the development of road pricing plans through the regional planning process, and the outreach strategies used to communicate with the public and decision makers in each case. The project includes findings from the most recent evaluation studies and interviews with senior MPO and state planners. ICF and K. T. Analytics, Inc., prepared the final report for the National Cooperative Highway Research Program, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies.

Authored By

  • Michael Grant

    Vice PresidentICF International

    Michael Grant has more than 17 years of experience in transportation and environmental planning, policy, and economics. He has managed multidimensional projects for the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as well as state and local transportation agencies and other governments and organizations.

    Mr. Grant's work focuses broadly on advancing sustainable transportation decision making, with emphasis on transportation demand management (TDM) and other strategies to improve air quality, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and support community livability. He has provided training and technical assistance to State DOTs, metropolitan planning organizations, and other agencies on topics such as advancing planning for operations, congestion management, transportation air quality conformity, climate change mitigation, performance measurement, and program evaluation.

    Mr. Grant previously worked as an economist at DOT and as a planner for the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA).

Insight Details

Published: Oct 22, 2010
Authors: ,

Anjali Mahendra

Source: ICF International

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