Research for the AASHTO Standing Committee on the Environment. Task 24. Climate Change and U.S. Transportation

This TRB policy study will provide U.S. transportation officials with an overview of the scientific consensus on climate change; summarize current and projected contributions of all modes of U.S. transportation to climate change; summarize possible consequences for U.S. transportation infrastructure; analyze transportation policy options for adapting to impacts; examine strategies to mitigate future climate impacts through reduced transportation emissions; and recommend critical areas of research. The $125,000 has been provided as an AASHTO contribution to an overall effort valued at $900,000 that will be funded by a number of government and private sector stakeholder groups and conducted by an expert panel.


  • English


  • Status: Completed
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 25-25. Task


  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590

    American Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials

    444 North Capitol Street, NW, Suite 225
    Washington, DC    20001

    National Cooperative Highway Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC  USA  20001
  • Project Managers:

    Hedges, Christopher

  • Performing Organizations:

    Transportation Research Board

    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC  USA  20001
  • Principal Investigators:

    Humphrey, Nancy

  • Start Date: 20050901
  • Actual Completion Date: 20070930
  • Source Data: RiP Project 10762

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01460691
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: National Cooperative Highway Research Program
  • Contract Numbers: Project 25-25. Task, SAIS-P-04-04-A
  • Files: RiP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 1:30PM