skip navigation
print icon Print

Environmental Management Systems

Recent Developments

Filter by :    
select
 | 
select
 | 
select
    Reset

Listed below are recent developments pertinent to Environmental Management Systems from the past six months.  If you would like to suggest a recent development on this topic, please submit a short description to AASHTO (including any pertinent links) on the Share Info with AASHTO form.

«View Recent Developments Archive

NCHRP Study Provides EMS Analysis, Benchmarking Tool for DOTs

An analysis of how transportation agencies currently are using Environmental Management Systems, along with a related benchmarking tool for DOTs, have been developed under the National Cooperative Highway Research Program. The project (NCHRP 25-25 (111)) is intended to improve understanding and awareness of EMS and facilitate assessment of EMSs at state DOTs. A spreadsheet-based EMS “information array” provides links to literature sources, DOT examples, and survey data, as well as a prototype benchmarking tool for gap identification at the agency level. A “scrolling” version of the EMS tool also can be used to benchmark individual state programs against survey data from other DOTs. For more information, link to the study. (1-4-19)

[back to top]

Featured Case Study

  • Case Study Photo

    Oregon DOT's Environmental Management System reduces environmental impacts from its maintenance yards, such as this improved vehicle washing area.

    Read Case Study >Photo: Oregon DOT

View All Case Studies for this Topic >

New - items posted in the last 7 days

AASHTO (American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials)
skip navigation