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Publications Archive

For PDF versions of previous reports and publications, see below:

Best Practices for Transportation Performance Measures, December 2017

Recomendations for Better Project Scoring- Improving the Implementation of the Maryland Open Transportation Investment Decisions Acto of 2016, December 8, 2016.

Causes of Chesapeake Bay Pollution - Nitrogen from Septics - By County.  Downloaded from BayState in September 2016.

MDOT's Consolidated Transportation Program:  FY2016-2021

From Transportation for America: Weighing Maryland's Economic Future

Building on Baltimore's History:  The Partnership for Reuse  November 2014

Charles County Voter Survey, September 6, 2013

Charles County Comprehensive Plan Timeline, September 2013

Our Built Environments:  A Technical Review of the Interactions Between Lane Use, Transportation, and Environmental Quality (2nd Edition) June 2013.

Building Better Budgets:  A National Examination of the Fiscal Benefits of Smart Growth Development, May 2013.

Land Use Planning in Baltimore County:  Reaching the Vision, August 2012.

Cleaning Up Local Waters and the Bay - Ideas and Best Management Practices in Maryland's Watershed Implementation Plans (Local WIP Reports) June 2012.

Accounting for Growth:  Preventing Pollution, Reducing Sprawl by Chose Clean Water 2012.

The Case for Open Space February 2012.

PlanMaryland: Executive Summary, from the Md Dept of Planning, December 2011

Plan Maryland:  A Sustainable Growth Plan for the 21st Century, from the Md Dept of Planning, December 2011

Thanksgiving Report:  Where does your Thanksgiving Dinner come from?  November 2011

PlanMaryland:  Revised Draft Plan, from the Md Dept of Planning, September 2011

Growing Smarter:  Path to a Prosperous Maryland. Briefing Book for Elected Officials, February 2011.

Keep Farmers Farming June 2010.

A Smarter Future for Charles County November 2009.

Follow the Money - A New Direction for Transportation in Maryland 2009.

The Future of Land Use Plans after Terrapin Run 2008.

Yellow School Bus Blues 2007.

Smart Growth in Maryland:  Looking Forward and Looking Back, 2007.

Today's Vision Tomorrow's Reality:  Summary Report of the "Reality Check Plus" Growth visioning Exercises, 2006.

1000 Friends of Maryland Guide to Stopping Bad Development, 2002.