Considering Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Climate Change in Environmental Reviews: Resources for State DOTs

The objective of this research is to develop and pilot a handbook for state DOTs with resources and approaches for addressing GHG emissions and climate change impacts in environmental reviews. The handbook will include details on available methodologies and replicable examples that: (1) Use defensible methods (2) Clearly disclose impacts to communities and other stakeholders (3) Respond meaningfully to public comments and community concerns  (4) Inform mitigation efforts and transportation decision-making


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $375000
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 25-64

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    National Cooperative Highway Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001

    American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

    444 North Capitol Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Brooks, Mike

  • Performing Organizations:

    Cambridge Systematics, Incorporated

    150 Cambridge Park Drive, Suite 4000
    Cambridge, MA  United States  02140-2369
  • Principal Investigators:

    Porter, Chris

  • Start Date: 20210727
  • Expected Completion Date: 20240126
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01739531
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project 25-64
  • Files: TRB, RIP
  • Created Date: May 19 2020 8:56AM