This information (probably in revised form) will be sent to the FHWA field offices within
the next day. However, I am sending this along to the CTPP listserv to get it out as soon
Attached is a document to assist those areas which may want to evaluate what the impact of
the proposed definition of Urbanized Areas may be for their area. You will need to know
how to use GIS to conduct this evaluation. While we conferred with the Census Bureau
staff to assure that these notes are correct, we cannot guarantee them. You will want to
print this in COLOR to be able to read the maps. Technical questions should be addressed
to ua(a)geo.census.gov. You may also call the Census Bureau Geography Division at
Comments to the Federal Register notice (posted at www.census.gov/geo/www/ua/ua_2k.html
are due by April 27, 2001. Comments should be submitted to Director, U.S. Census Bureau,
Room 2049, Fedral Building 3, Washington, D.C. 20233-0001.
The FHWA Office of Metropolitan Planning prepared these notes to assist local areas,
however, we will not be checking individual areas against these proposed criteria, and
will not be able to provide technical assistance in operating ArcView or ArcInfo.