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Glossary

The Lancaster County Planning Commission (LCPC)- combines county policies with federal and state planning responsibilities to help with Lancaster County's plans for the future

Smart Transportation- a new approach to roadway planning and design in which transportation investments are tailored to the specific needs of each project. The different contexts—financial, community, land use, transportation and environment—determine the design of the solution. The best transportation solution arises from a process in which a multi-disciplinary team, considering a wide range of solutions works closely with the community

Context-Sensitive Solutions- consider the total context within a transportation improvement project and how it will be situated paying attention to the scenic, aesthetic, historic, environmental and financial resources

Smart Growth- growth of a city or community that emphasizes environmental quality, alternative transportation and social equity

Complete Streets- streets that can be used by everybody and are designed for all users including motorists, bus riders, bicyclists, and pedestrians, including people with disabilities

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