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publications produced by the Mid-America Regional Council provide information
about the work of MARC's Transportation Department.
Federal Certification Review 2009 (5.3MB, pdf)
FTA/FHWA Recommendations and Response Matrix (26kb, pdf)
Guide to Transportation Decision Making (1MB, pdf)
is designed to help area residents understand the complex process of transportation
decision making and learn how they can more effectively provide input.
It describes MARC's role in the process, as well as the roles of federal,
state and local governments. Updated in 2011.
Walkable Communities (140KB,
A resource guide for local
governments and concerned citizens on how to make communities more walkable
and pedestrian-friendly. The report includes guidelines, suggestions and
E-newsletter produced by MARC's RideShare commuter
Developed in 2007 and revised in 2010, this document describes MARC's policy
on involving the public in the transportation planning process.
Regional Transportation Safety Blueprint
Transportation safety partners in the bistate Kansas City area and MoDOT's District 4 worked together to develop a regional transportation safety blueprint to complement Missouri's Blueprint for Safer Roadways. Updated in October 2009.
guidebook defines transit-supportive development (TSD) and offers specific
examples of how TSD could be implemented in both new and existing development
situations. Project prototypes include: Beacon Hill and Antioch Mall in
Kansas City, Mo.; the Independence Square in Independence, Mo.; the Liberty
Triangle area in Liberty, Mo.; Rosedale in Kansas City, KS; and Shawnee
Mission Parkway in Shawnee, KS.
News blog produced by MARC's Transportation Department