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Transportation agencies are considering new and innovative practices for transportation assets to meet ambitious goals like mitigating environmental impacts, encouraging placemaking, and enhancing economic opportunity while continuing to meet their original purpose. Providing future-oriented transportation facilities requires innovative partnerships, community connections, and fostering development practices. The best examples of these partnerships are projects like highway caps and development of spaces underneath highways that bring about more equitable outcomes, address racial disparities, reduce environmental impacts, enhance transportation service, and improve acceptance and delivery of projects. Such outcomes are not guaranteed, however, and there is little guidance regarding what practices may lead to the most ideal outcomes. This symposium will present case studies from across the nation, and the lessons learned from them to identify new trends in transportation projects. These trends can enhance transportation facilities by incorporating non-transportation uses and planning innovations to create mutually beneficial outcomes.