Stakeholders Involved in the Evaluation
Stakeholders and community partners are critical to the success of rural transportation activities.
Stakeholders may include individuals or agencies with a vested interest in the program and its
outcomes, such as:
Service users/riders, including commuters and patients
Service agencies, such as healthcare providers, social service agencies, nursing homes, and
Advocacy groups, such as local Area Agencies on Aging and disability resource agencies
Local, regional, and state transportation professionals
Government agencies, including public works directors, planning directors, environmental planners,
tribal agencies, and state departments of transportation
Transit service providers, such as airports, transit agencies, taxi companies, and marine ports
Local businesses, including chambers of commerce, economic development agencies, and health
Transportation interest groups, such as highway safety groups, pedestrian safety groups, and
Resources to Learn More
Context Sensitive Solutions
Describes how the Context Sensitive Solutions process can be used to develop collaborative approaches
to transportation projects, focusing on key stakeholders.
Organization(s): Federal Highway Administration
Analysis of Rural and Small Urban Transit
Explores methodology for estimating transit benefits, focusing on the economic impact of public
Author(s): Godavarthy, R., Mattson, J., & Ndembe, E.
Organization(s): National Center for Transit Research