Context Sensitive Solutions (CSS) is a collaborative interdisciplinary approach to developing transportation projects. Under CSS, MDOT solicits dialogue with local governments, road commissions, industry groups, land use advocates, and state agencies early in a project's planning phase. A cooperative spirit and an awareness of community interests help achieve the ultimate goal--projects that fit their surroundings while effectively serving transportation needs. > More
• CSS Awareness Training Material, with Speaker NotesSlides and notes from MDOT's "CSS Awareness" class, in PDF format for downloading. This class was designed to introduce MDOT employees to CSS. Instructors have presented this class to employees and stakeholder groups around the state. (The class slides are also available in smaller PDF files that don't include the speaker's notes.)
• CSS Awareness Training for MPOsSlides from MDOT's CSS training for metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs). MDOT created this condensed version of its CSS awareness training to address the perspective of MPOs working with MDOT.