Transportation Planning

Alternative Fuel Corridor

The Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act requires US Department of Transportation (USDOT) to identify aspirational goal for achieving strategic deployment of EV charging and hydrogen, natural gas, and propane fueling infrastructure by Fiscal Year 2020, and to identify standardization needs. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is working with other federal, state, and local officials, as well as private industry, to help plan and promote an Interstate network of stations that will fuel vehicles powered by clean and domestically produced alternative fuels, so commercial and passenger vehicles can reliably travel between cities, regions, and across the entire nation.

Metropolitan Transportation Program

The Federal Transit Administration provides funding and financial assistance to states and local public bodies to support various types of planning. To qualify for metropolitan planning funding, an agency must meet Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) eligibility.

Public Involvement Plan

This plan is intended for use by all ADOT staff, all consultants and local governments involved with ADOT-administered projects. It helps ensure that public involvement occurs in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act and other federal mandates for Environmental Justice and Limited-English Proficiency populations in Arizona, as well as the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA).

TCRO Policy

This document is subject to review and revision every five years. In the event that Congress enacts new transportation language, this document will be subject to immediate revision.

Transportation Consultation with Rural Officials

ADOT is the primary decision maker for federal-aid transportation plans and investments in nonmetropolitan areas with populations below 50,000. However, ADOT understands the importance of consulting with local governments before, during and after the decision-making process to ensure participation results in improved transportation system planning, performance and project development. Therefore, ADOT has developed guidelines that outline the consultation process and define how and when outreach will occur with officials from rural areas.

TMA, MPO and COG

ADOT works with Transportation Management Areas (TMA), Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPO) and Councils of Government (COG) to coordinate transportation planning and programs.  The ADOT, MPO and COG Guidelines and Procedures Manual is intended to be a resource document to assist in outlining the guidelines and procedures to conduct regional transportation planning functions and programs administered by the ADOT Multimodal Planning Division.

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Civil Rights

Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other nondiscrimination laws and authorities, ADOT does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Persons that require a reasonable accommodation based on language or disability should contact ADOT’s Civil Rights Office at civilrightsoffice@azdot.gov. Requests should be made as early as possible to ensure the State has an opportunity to address the accommodation.

De acuerdo con el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (ADA por sus siglas en inglés) y otras normas y leyes antidiscriminatorias, el Departamento de Transporte de Arizona (ADOT) no discrimina por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, edad o discapacidad. Las personas que requieran asistencia (dentro de lo razonable) ya sea por el idioma o discapacidad deben ponerse en contacto con la Oficina de Derechos Civiles de ADOT en civilrightsoffice@azdot.gov. Las solicitudes deben hacerse lo más antes posible para asegurar que el Estado tenga la oportunidad de hacer los arreglos necesarios.