Business Practices: Ethics & Conflict of Interest

Metropolitan Planning Organizations function under a detailed set of regulations, but the rules guiding the conduct of individual Board members are not quite as well-defined.
Fred Waner and Ben Apple of Beveridge & Diamond laid out a straight-forward list of ethical principles, and the rationales behind them, to guide community and transportation leaders in their crucial role as MPO Board members. For  these principles, best practices, and a summary of relevant statutory provisions from states around the country, please review the following: