Sustainability Evaluation and Planning Guidance for Transportation Systems

The objectives of this contract are to advance the practice and application of transportation planning among State, Regional and local transportation planning agencies in response to significant changes in the planning process and to identify new tools, techniques and approaches that respond to national transportation planning priorities. To fulfill the objectives stated above, the research deliverables will consist of the following: (1) A best practices document on how to incorporate sustainability in transportation planning based on experiences in the U. S. and international community; (2) A document identifying relevant sources of data for transportation sustainability evaluation; (3) Case studies demonstrating the application of sustainability evaluation methods to transportation systems in selected metropolitan areas and municipalities; and (4) Guidelines for incorporating sustainability in transportation planning addressing the issues identified above.


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    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $124227.00
    • Contract Numbers:

      DTFH61-08-C-00026 Ta

    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Federal Highway Administration

      Office of Planning, Environment and Realty (HEP)
      1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
      Washington, DC  United States  20590
    • Project Managers:

      Turchetta, Diane

    • Performing Organizations:

      Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta

      Georgia Tech Research Corporation
      505 10th Street, Suite 213
      Atlanta, GA  United States  30332
    • Start Date: 20080905
    • Expected Completion Date: 0
    • Actual Completion Date: 20100905
    • Source Data: RiP Project 20301

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01459705
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
    • Contract Numbers: DTFH61-08-C-00026 Ta
    • Files: RIP, USDOT
    • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 1:11PM