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alternative dispute resolution

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Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) refers to a variety of dispute resolution processes designed to assist parties in working through issues and/or resolving differences. These processes involve a third party neutral and are typically voluntary. The neutral can play a variety of roles,...

Training Opportunties

Experience at the Department of Transportation, in other Federal agencies, and in the private sector have shown that alternative dispute resolution (ADR) can improve communications and achieve mutually acceptable solutions more effectively than traditional, non-collaborative processes. The...

Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution

The Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution works with organizations and individuals to increase the knowledge, quality, and use of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). The Center serves as an information resource to both DOT ADR providers and users. ADR is designed to assist parties in...