Publications: State and Local Policy Program

Publications, listed by title in alphabetical order

  • Administrative Autumn: A Study of Minnesota's Aging Educational Leaders and the Difficulty in Finding Their Replacements, by Timothy D. Sheldon, Lee W. Munnich, Jr., and Sokhna Nata Samb. Report commissioned by the Minnesota Department of Children, Families, and Learning, 1999.
  • A Benchmarking Tool for State and Local Economic Development Strategies, by the State and Local Policy Program. A proposal to the National Technical Assistance Program, Economic Development Administration, March 1993.
  • Applying Industry Clusters to Intelligent Transportation Systems: A New Framework for Analysis, by Lee Munnich and James Lehnhoff, 27 pp., 2003.
  • Briefing Materials for a Roundtable on Urban Transportation Corridor Development, by the State and Local Policy Program. Task 1 of "International and National Benchmarking for Urban Transportation Corridor Development," a research project by SLPP, October 2001.
  • Buying Time: Guidebook - A Guidebook for Those Considering Congestion Relief Tolls in Their Communities, Vol. I - State and Local Policy Program. Prepared for the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, 28 pp., October 1996.
  • Buying Time: Final Report - Political and Institutional Issues of Congestion Pricing, Vol. II - State and Local Policy Program, December 1996.
  • Buying Time: Symposium - Research and Policy Symposium on the Land Use and Equity Impacts of Congestion Pricing, Vol. III - State and Local Policy Program, August 1996.
  • Center for Excellence in Rural Safety - Mid-Term Report, by the State and Local Policy Program, 14 pp., July 2008.
  • Central Minnesota Initiative Fund - Economic Development Strategy, Central Minnesota Region, report by Economic Development Strategy Steering Committee, facilitated by Lee Munnich and Patricia Love of the State and Local Policy Program. Funding provided by the McKnight Foundation, Northwest Area Foundation, Minnesota Power, and United Power Association, 67 pp., 1995.
  • CEO to CEO Conversations - Mayors Talk with Business Leaders About Growing Jobs in Minnesota, a report of the MSP (Minneapolis-St. Paul) Regional Cluster Initiative, 6 pp., December 2011.
  • The Challenge of ITS for the Law of Privacy, by Frank Douma and Jordan Deckenbach. University of Illinois Journal of Law, Technology & Policy, Vol. 2009, Issue 2, pp. 295-331, 2009.
  • The Challenge of Local and Regional Development for the East Side Neighborhood of St. Paul and the Twin Cities Metropolitan Region, by Karin Bolwahnn, et al., 2001.
  • Citizens Jury: Report on Traffic Congestion Pricing, project sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Transportation, the Metropolitan Council, and the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, 29 pp., 1995.
  • Citizens Jury on State and Local Fiscal Matters: Can We Afford the Future? project sponsored by the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, the Minnesota Extension Service, and the Jefferson Center, 30 pp., 1996.
  • Congestion in the Twin Cities: Who's Paying the Price? A summary report of a Workshop held November 28-29, 2000, in Minneapolis, MN. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Federal Highway Administration, and the State and Local Policy Program, 8 pp., 2000.
  • Creating and Applying a New Model for Infrastructure Investment - a study conducted for Hennepin Community Works by the State and Local Policy Program project team and Claremont (CA) Graduate University project team. Sponsored by the Federal Transit Administration and Hennepin County (MN), April 2001.
  • Curbing Congestion: Improving Traffic Flow, Transit, and Transportation Through Value Pricing, a summary of the work of the Minnesota Value Pricing Advisory Task Force, January 2002.
  • Developing Rural Knowledge Indicators, by Joseph Cortright and Laurel Dukeheart (Impresa Consulting), and Lee Munnich, Timothy Bates, and Karen Cook (State and Local Policy Program). Prepared for U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service (CSREES), Fund for Rural America, 29 pp., July 2003.
  • The Education Industry Report: Workforce Issues and Linkages, by Margaret Bau, Audrey Schuh Moore, and Tim Sheldon. Project funded by the Minnesota Department of Children, Families, and Learning, 46 pp., September 1998.
  • Emerging Principles in State and Local Economic Development: A Benchmarking Tool, by Lee W. Munnich, Jr., State and Local Policy Program, project funded by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration, EDA Project No. 99-06-07368, 77 pp., July 1995.
  • Getting There: Building Ideas for a Better, Smarter Transportation System in Minnesota, report on a summit held April 11, 2002, sponsored by Minnesota Public Radio's Civic Journalism Initiative, the Minnesota Historical Society, the University of Minnesota's Center for Transportation Studies, and State & Local Policy Program at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 2002.
  • A Governor's Guide on State Research and Development Funds, by Burke Murphy, Michelle Harder, and Sukanya Kalia, Humphrey School of Public Affairs; report commissioned by the Pew Center on the States and the National Governor's Association; 82 pp., March 2007.
  • How to break gridlock in I-35W, by Lee Munnich. Opinion piece in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, September 27, 2004.
  • Impacts of Minnesota's Primary Seat Belt Law, by Frank Douma and Nebiyou Tilahun, Center for Excellence in Rural Safety, University of Minnesota, 16 pp., March 2012.
  • Improving Transportation Services for Disadvantaged Populations, by Gary Barnes, State and Local Policy Program. Report FTA-MN-26-7004 sponsored by the Federal Transit Administration, 106 pp., December 2003.
  • Industry Clusters: An Economic Development Strategy for Minnesota, by Lee W. Munnich, Jr., et al. A preliminary report sponsored by the University of Minnesota Extension Service, January 1999.
  • Innovations in Economic Development: The Evolving Direction of Economic Development in the New Economy, April 11-12, 1997, proceedings by the State and Local Policy Program. Summit II: A Sequel to the 1992 State and Local Economic Development Strategy Summit. Report published November 1998.
  • International and National Benchmarking for Urban Transportation Corridor Development, by State and Local Policy Program. Report FTA-MN-26-7004 sponsored by the Federal Transit Administration, 181 pp., December 2003.
  • I-394 MnPASS: A New Choice for Commuters. Report funded through grants from the Federal Highway Administration's Value Pricing Pilot Program and the Minnesota Department of Transportation, 14 pp., 2007.
  • Inventory of Data and Research on the Economic and Community Impacts of the Hiawatha LRT [Light Rail Transit], by Gavin Poindexter and John O'Connell, State and Local Policy Program. Report prepared for Hennepin County and the University of Minnesota, May 2006.
  • Itasca County Area Transportation Study, by Frank Douma, Yingling Fan, Ferrol Robinson, Gina Baas, Colin Cureton, and Matt Schmit, 107 pp., 2009.
  • ITS and Locational Privacy: Suggestions for Peaceful Coexistence, by Frank Douma and Sarah Aue, final report CTS 11-21 published by the Intelligent Transportation Systems Institute, Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota, 30 pp., October 2011.
  • IVHS and the Environment: New Models for Federal, State and Local Cooperation in the Application of Advanced Transportation Systems for Environmental Improvements in Urban Areas, by Lee W. Munnich, Jr., Gary DeCramer, Candace Campbell, Barbara Rohde, David Van Hattum, and Frank Douma. Report sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration, 156 pp., March 1995.
  • Keys to Corridor Planning: Practitioner's Guide, by State and Local Policy Program. Report FTA-MN-26-7004 sponsored by the Federal Transit Administration, 15 pp., June 2007.
  • Knowledge Clusters and Entrepreneurship as Keys to Regional Economic Development, report on conference, "Knowledge Clusters and Entrepreneurship in Regional Economic Development," held September 13-14, 2004 at Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 16 pp., 2004.
  • Listening to the Public: Assessing Public Opinion About Value Pricing, by John T. Berg, State and Local Policy Program. Working Paper #1; research funded through the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Value Pricing Pilot Program, 42 pp., October 2003.
  • Making the Exception the Norm: Innovative Planning and Financing of Transportation and Related Infrastructure, final report by State and Local Policy Program project team and Claremont (CA) Graduate University project team. Project sponsored by Hennepin Community Works, 101 pp., March 2000.
  • Manufacturers' Perspectives on Minnesota's Transportation System: A Pilot Study in Southwest and West Central Minnesota, a study by the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) District 8, Offices of Freight/Commercial Vehicle Operations and Customer Relations; Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs; and University of Minnesota Extension Center for Community Vitality, February 2014.
  • Measuring Our Path to the Future: Using Indicators of Sustainable Development in Transportation Planning, interim report by State and Local Policy Program project team and Claremont (CA) Graduate University project team. Project sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Transportation, April 2000.
  • Midtown Greenway: Enhancing a Community Through Innovative Transportation Projects, a study conducted by the State and Local Policy Program for Hennepin Community Works, with funding from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), 1997.
  • The Minneapolis-St. Paul Metropolitan Region and the Minnesota Economy, by Lee Munnich, Jr., Burke Murphy, Megan L. Roberts, and Jennifer Schuler, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 29 pp., February 2012.
  • Minnesota Rural Telecommunications Initiative - Final Report and Recommendations, by the State and Local Policy Program for the Center for Rural Policy & Development, Minnesota State University-Mankato, 37 pp., February 2000.
  • Minnesota Value Pricing Briefing Materials, by the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Minnesota Department of Transportation, and the Metropolitan Council. Report prepared for the U.S. Department of Transportation, January 2000.
  • Minnesota Value Pricing Outreach and Education, by Lee Munnich and Tyler Patterson, State and Local Policy Program. Report prepared for the Minnesota Department of Transportation, October 2006.
  • MnPASS Evaluation Attitudinal Panel Survey, Wave 2 - Final Report, survey conducted by NuStats under subcontract to the State and Local Policy Program for the Minnesota Department of Transportation, 69 pp., March 2006.
  • MnPASS is about more than toll collection, by Lee Munnich. Opinion piece in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, February 4, 2006.
  • National Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems and the Environment: Conference Proceedings, The Renaissance Conference Center, Washington, DC, June 6-7, 1994. J. Thomas Hennessey, Jr., and Thomas A. Horan, Eds. The Institute of Public Policy, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, 1995.
  • National Policy Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems and the Environment: Conference Papers. The Renaissance Conference Center, Washington, DC, June 6-7, 1994. Conference sponsored by U.S. Department of Transportation, IVHS America, George Mason University, University of Minnesota, Environmental Defense Fund, Surface Transportation Policy Project, California Department of Transportation, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1994.
  • No Easy Cure: Possible Options for Controlling Minnesota's Medical Assistance Spending, by Estelle M. Brouwer, State and Local Policy Program. Study conducted with funding provided by the Minnesota Business Partnership, 78 pp., December 1992.
  • Northeast Minnesota Industry Cluster Study, by the State and Local Policy Program project team and the Bureau of Business & Economic Research, University of Minnesota-Duluth project team, with support from the Northeast Region Sustainable Development Partnership and the University of Minnesota Extension Service, 63 pp., June 2001.
  • Northwest Minnesota Industry Cluster Study, by the State and Local Policy Program project team and the University of Minnesota Extension Service project team, 37 pp., June 1998.
  • The Northwest Area Foundation/Humphrey Institute Rural Poverty Project: A Policy Exploration Initiative. A report from the Humphrey Institute [School] of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, funded by the Northwest Area Foundation, August 2005.
  • Partnering with Industry to Build Minnesota's 21st Century Workforce - Industry Clusters Assessment Project: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System's Targeted Industry Partnership, by Jennifer Clark, Timothy Sheldon, and Lee Munnich, State and Local Policy Program, 40 pp., 1999.
  • Paths Through the Forest: Factors that Influence Transportation Corridor Success, report by State and Local Policy Program. Research sponsored by the Federal Transit Administration, Hennepin County (MN), and Congressman Martin O. Sabo, 20 pp., 2004.
  • Places and Networks: New Hierarchies in Access and Activity. Midterm report of the STAR-TEA 21 (Sustainable Technologies Applied Research - Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century) project, 21 pp., 2003.
  • Places and Networks: The Changing Landscape of Transportation and Technology. Final summary report of the STAR-TEA 21 (Sustainable Technologies Applied Research - Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century) project, 13 pp., 2007.
  • Pricing Experience in Northern Europe: Lessons Learned and Applicability to Minnesota and the United States. Scanning tour summary report, by the State and Local Policy Program, compiled by Ferrol O. Robinson, SRF Consulting Group, Inc., 32 pp., October 2006.
  • Proceedings for a Case Study Conference on Urban Transportation Corridor Development, by the State and Local Policy Program. Conference held June 7, 2002, 31 pp., 2002.
  • Project STRIDE - Strategic Telework Research in Disability Employment Final Report - Developing and Implementing Strategies for Employing Teleworkers with Disabilities, by Jane Anderson and Frank Douma. Project funded under a grant/contract supported by the Office of Disability Employment Policy of the U.S. Department of Labor, 160 pp., December 2007.
  • Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in Transportation - Policy Task Force Recommendations, prepared by the members of the PPP Policy Task Force, 8 pp., December 2011.
  • Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in Transportation - Technical Report, prepared by the members of the PPP Policy Task Force, 159 pp., March 2012.
  • Report of Minnesota's Mileage-Based User Fee Policy Task Force, report prepared by the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, 22 pp., December 2011.
  • Rural Community Vitality in a Global Economy, a conference report on the Vitality of Rural Communities. Conference held September 13-14, 2002, and sponsored by the State and Local Policy Program and the Freeman Center for International Economic Policy, University of Minnesota, 15 pp., 2002.
  • Rural Knowledge Clusters: The Challenge of Rural Economic Prosperity, by Lee W. Munnich, Jr., Greg Schrock, and Karen Cook. Report prepared under an award from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration, EDA Project No. 99-07-13816, 31 pp., August 2002.
  • Rural Knowledge Clusters: Exploring the Role of Institutions in Northwest Minnesota's Recreational Vehicle Industry, by the State and Local Policy Program, 15 pp., August 2003.
  • Rural Knowledge Clusters, Implications for Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, by Lee Munnich, Greg Schrock, and Anna H. Bonelli, prepared for NetWORK for Customized Training, Education and Development, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU), 34 pp., March 2002.
  • Rural Knowledge Clusters: Innovation and Vitality in America's Rural Communities (Year 1), by Lee Munnich, Greg Schrock, Karen Cook, Anna H. Bonelli, and James Lehnhoff. Prepared for U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES), Fund for Rural America, 76 pp., September 2002.
  • Rural Knowledge Clusters: Innovation and Vitality in America's Rural Communities (Year 2), by Lee Munnich, G.E. Schuh, J. Lehnhoff, M. Murray-Close, T. Bates, R. Pesch, and W. Wachira. Prepared for U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES), Fund for Rural America, 62 pp., September 2003.
  • A Science and Technology Policy for Minnesota: An Agenda for Action, by the State and Local Policy Program, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, 192 pp., April 1992.
  • South Dakota - Transportation and Economic Development. Consultation II, "A Vision of the Future," conference organized by the University of South Dakota - Governmental Research Bureau, Vermillion, SD, and the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, held July 10, 1992, in Pierre, SD, 1992.
  • Southeastern and South Central Minnesota Industry Cluster Study, by Lee W. Munnich, Jr., Margaret Bau, and Laurie Berkwitz. Report sponsored by the Initiative Fund of Southeastern and South Central Minnesota, 56 pp., September 1996.
  • Southwest Minnesota Industry Cluster Study, by Lee W. Munnich, Jr., Margaret Bau, Jennifer Clark, and Neal Young (State and Local Policy Program; and Annette M. Patel (Minnesota Extension Service), 45 pp., June 1998.
  • State and Local Economic Development Strategy Summit, by the State and Local Policy Program, Lee W. Munnich, Jr., Project Director. Report prepared under an award from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration, EDA Project No. 99-06-07368, 92 pp., July 1995.
  • State and Local Economic Development Strategy Summit: A Summary of Presentations and Discussions. Summary prepared by Dr. Susan E. Koch, Telecommunications and Economic Development Consultant. Preparation of summary underwritten by Northern States Power Co., 18 pp., December 1992.
  • TechPlan: Planning and Policy for Intelligent Transportation Systems, report on Transportation Planning and Policy Applications of ITS-Related Technologies. Partners and sponsors: Center for Transportation Studies, ITS [Intelligent Transportation Systems] Institute, and the State and Local Policy Program, all University of Minnesota. 20 pp., 2010.
  • Telecommunications and Rural Economic Development, by Amy Garwood, State and Local Policy Program, 138 pp., 1992.
  • Transportation and Economic Development in the Upper Midwest: New Models for Federal, State and Local Cooperation in Infrastructure Investment - Minnesota Consultation II, June 12, 1992. Research agenda and issues papers, 63 pp., 1992.
  • Transportation and Economic Development: Our Choice for the Future, Conference II, sponsored by the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute (North Dakota State University) and the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs (University of Minnesota), held August 25, 1992, Bismarck, ND.
  • Transportation and Economic Development: Our Choice for the Future, Conference III, sponsored by the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute (North Dakota State University) and the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs (University of Minnesota), held November 17, 1992, Bismarck, ND.
  • Transportation and Telecommunications Phase II - Summary Report, by the State and Local Policy Program and Claremont Graduate University Research Institute. Study sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Transportation and Congressman Martin O. Sabo, 78 pp., May 2000.
  • Transportation Information and Communications Technology Research Initiative - Phase I Final Report, by the State and Local Policy Program. Project funded by the Minnesota Guidestar Program of the Minnesota Department of Transportation through the University of Minnesota's Center for Transportation Studies, 43 pp., July 1998.
  • Transportation Policy and Economic Development: Our Choice for the Future - proceedings from Conference I (April 14, 1992), Conference II (August 25, 1992), and Conference III (November 17, 1992), sponsored by the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute (North Dakota State University) and the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, 256 pp.,1992.
  • Transportation Research for the Information Era: How Transportation and the Information Revolution Can Build More Sustainable Communities, by Hank Dittmar, Thomas A. Horan, Lee W. Munnich, Jr., and Judith M. Espinosa, December 1997.
  • Transportation Technologies for Sustainable Communities: Final Report, by Lee Munnich and Frank Douma, State and Local Policy Program, 195 pp., April 2002.
  • Twin Cities Industry Cluster Study - A Joint Project: University of Minnesota and the Metropolitan Council. A Regional Report, 75 pp., July 1995.
  • Wired to Go: The Information Age Hits the Streets [second edition], by State and Local Policy Program, Claremont Graduate University Research Institute, and Surface Transportation Policy Project, 96 pp., September 1999.