Updated July 21, 2017
The AASHTO Standing Committee on the Environment and the Subcommittee on Design will come together in vibrant Des Moines, Iowa, to discuss environmental and design issues of national importance. The meeting will be held July16-22. For more information and to register, please click here.
The Center for Environmental Excellence by AASHTO is accepting submissions to the Transportation and Environmental Research Ideas (TERI) database. Suggestions for new ideas are welcome from practitioners across the transportation and environmental community. Proposals are due June 2, 2017. For more information, link to the call for research ideas. To submit ideas visit the TERI database.
A recording is now available of the Jan. 31 to describe a new Practitioner’s Handbook, Complying with Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act for Transportation Projects. This webinar featured a series of panelists who presented the Handbook and provided examples of ESA compliance. The Handbook was developed by the Center for Environmental Excellence by AASHTO, in coordination with FHWA. For registration information, link here.
The Center for Environmental Excellence by AASHTO held a webinar on Nov. 10 to present Practitioner’s Handbook 16, Implementing Eco-Logical: Integrating Transportation Planning and Ecological Decision Making. The webinar explained the Practitioner’s Handbook format, discuss the benefits of the Eco-Logical approach, and highlight three agency examples of implementation. To access the webinar recording and handbook, link here.
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