Community Self-Assessment Tools

Measuring the Value of Mobility Management (National Center for Mobility Management, 2018). A guide to walk mobility managers through articulating return on investment for mobility management positions.

From Sorry to Superb: Everything You Need to Know About Great Bus Stops (TransitCenter, 2018). Investing in bus stops is an affordable way to improve rider experience and to boost ridership. TransitCenter frames how communities can effectively improve this underrated tool.

Assessing Employment Transportation Needs (Joblinks Employment Transportation Center 2010). Transportation need assessment tools for employment transportation stakeholders (job seekers, employers, workforce development, economic development agencies, and transportation providers).

ConnectAbility Guide, self-assessment tool, and summary sheet. Help communities explore the degree to which transportation options are known by current and potential riders and provide guidance on planning ways to improve knowledge of services.(Joblinks Employment Transportation Center, 2010).

Framework for Action: Building the Fully Coordinated Transportation System—A Self-Assessment Tool for Communities and States (Department of Transportation, 2003). A community self-assessment resource to assist stakeholders to reach a shared perspective and build a roadmap for moving forward together. The Framework for Action was developed by analyzing the transportation coordination efforts in states and communities and successful models, with the advice and guidance of an expert panel. This assessment tool can be used by itself, or it can be an essential element of developing a work plan, a strategic plan, or some other plan.