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Texas Highway Design Standards Recognized by Rhode Island

Rhode Island’s Department of Transportation recognizes the Texas Department of Transportation in its recently released “Rhode Island Highways-Best Practices Design Guide.” The Guide highlights TxDOT’s  use of signature details and wildflower plantings, and prohibition on vegetation control for sign visibility.  To view the Guide, link to Rhode Island Highways: Best Practices Design Guide.  

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TED Talk on the Power of Community Uniqueness

Ed McMahon, Senior Resident Fellow for the Urban Land Institute, recently presented a TED talk in Jacksonville, Florida about “The Power of Uniqueness.” McMahon explains why “distinctiveness” is an important component to a community’s economic success.  To listen to “Where Am I? The Power of Uniqueness” click here.      

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