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PEL and Corridor Planning

State of the Practice Review of Planning and Environment Linkages Implementation in Corridor Planning

July 2014

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Appendix C: Summary of Results

PEL Elements Included in Corridor Plans Reviewed

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Horizontal bar chart listing and comparing PEL elements included in Corridor Plans Reviewed. An elements's bar illustrates what percentage of Corridor Plans Reviewed included that element.

  • Mention of missing elements: 2%
  • Statement of transportation problem: 79%
  • Purpose & Need: 97%
  • Travel corridor: 94%
  • Environmental setting: 57%
  • Transportation Modes: 85%
  • Evaluation of alternatives: 87%
  • Funding sources, challenges, and soultions: 65%
  • Consultation with environmental agencies: 28%
  • Documented interaction with the public: 84%
  • Multidisciplinary planning team: 45%
  • Future land use: 66%
  • Potential environmental impacts: 64%
  • Programmatic mitigation for potential impacts: 22%
  • NEPA requirements and planning integration: 38%
  • List of resources: 63%
  • Documents data collection: 76%
  • Documents planning activities: 70%
  • Environmental justice: 30%
  • Climate impacts/resiliency/GHG: 4%
  • Water quality: 53%
  • Health: 2%
  • Air quality: 34%
  • Noise: 36%
  • Wildlife and threatened or endangered species: 43%
  • Historical and archaelogical preservation: 48%
  • Section 4(f): 30%

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