2015 Extreme Weather Sessions

Following up on Extreme Weather Sessions held in 2014, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) continues to share practitioner-focused updates on the latest research, case studies, and tools pertaining to extreme weather and climate change. Information was provided at the following 2015 committee meetings.

2014 Extreme Weather Sessions

As a follow-up to the 2013 Extreme Weather Events Symposium, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and sponsored by the Center for Environmental Excellence (CEE), presented practitioner-focused updates on the latest research, case studies, and tools pertaining to climate change and extreme weather.

2013 Extreme Weather Symposium

The event covered state DOT case studies related to experiences with extreme weather events; an overview of trends and projections for extreme weather in the United States; costs of extreme weather events; and risk management strategies in design, operations and maintenance, and asset management, and emergency response.

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from U.S. Transportation

This webinar presents a major report that was issued by the Pew Center on Climate Change and commissioned by the National Cooperative Highway Research Program. The report identifies reasonable actions across three fronts – technology, policy, and consumer behavior – that could deliver up to a 65 percent reduction in transportation emissions from current levels by 2050.