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What is FHWA's Role in Access Management?

  • To encourage and advance the development of state and local access management policies, guidelines, and procedures for the management of facilities; and integrate these into established planning, policy and design processes.
  • To increase awareness and understanding of the linkage between land use, transportation planning, corridor preservation, and management.
  • To increase awareness of access management techniques by state DOTs, cities and counties.
  • To increase use of access management techniques by state DOTs, cities, towns, and counties.
  • To promote use of TRB Access Management Manual and other useful resources.
  • To advance state of the practice through training courses and workshops that present up-to-date information and real world examples.
  • To advance state of the practice in access management through research.
  • To share expertise and experience at national and regional conferences
  • To work with business organizations and public entities to align and advance economic development opportunities with access management strategies.