Photo: Chicago DOT
Photo: Chicago DOT
About the CenterThe Center for Environmental Excellence by AASHTO, developed in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration, offers a wide range of products and services to assist transportation agencies in achieving environmental excellence in delivering their transportation programs and projects. Through its information exchange, technical assistance, and partnership-building and training resources, the Center helps transportation agencies incorporate environmental compliance, sustainability and stewardship into transportation planning, project development, construction, maintenance, and operations.
Current Topics & Events
Updated May 24, 2013
A White Paper issued by AASHTO examines how elements of transportation asset management provide a mechanism for integrating consideration of extreme weather risk into transportation agency decision making (12-4-12).
The Leaner and Greener report and related video issued by AASHTO showcases some of the many ways transportation agencies are simultaneously cutting costs, helping the environment, and strengthening communities.
Information presented at AASHTO’s 2012 Stormwater Practitioners Meeting was be described in an Oct. 23 webinar sponsored by the Center for Environmental Excellence by AASHTO. The webinar discussed highlights from the practitioners meeting, DOT challenges with stormwater requirements, and peer to peer exchange of information. In addition, it will provide an update on stormwater regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency and will discuss best practices from state DOTs. For more information link here.
Meetings & Events
Practitioner's HandbooksPractical advice on a range of environmental issues that arise during the planning, development, and operation of transportation projects. View Handbooks >
WebinarsWebinars on key topical areas of interest, including Climate Change, Construction/Development Effluent Guidelines, NEPA, Stormwater, and more. View Webinars >
News from Around the WebRecent Internet postings of interest to transportation and environmental professionals. View News >
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