This report presents the findings of an evaluation commissioned by the Evaluation Office of the Rockefeller Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation Initiative on Equitable and Sustainable Transportation (TRA). The evaluation, conducted by TCC Group from October 2011 to April 2012, focused principally on efforts to build state capacity and attain state and regional policy changes. An evaluation of Foundation efforts focused on federal transportation reform was completed in early 2012.
This report touches on the relationship between some of the state strategy work and its relationship to federal reform.
The transportation initiative team articulated four key evaluation questions:
• What is working in the state strategy?
• What are promising practices that have evolved from the state grants?
• What should next steps be for the state evaluation?
• What has been missed by our grantmaking strategy?