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Economic Development
 

Transportation and Economic Developmenthttp://www.fhwa.dot.gov/livability/fact_sheets/transandeconomics.cfm, published by Federal Highway Administration

Also available for download as PDF http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/livability/fact_sheets/transandeconomics.pdf 

Livability and economic development are intertwined: livability draws businesses and businesses contribute to community quality of life through investments in the built environment, culture, and philanthropy. Businesses are choosing to locate in more accessible locations that combine transportation and housing choices, good schools, gathering places, and natural amenities. Targeted transportation investments can improve access to jobs, education, shopping, and goods movement, while providing construction and operations jobs.

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