By Josias Zietsman; National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board.; National Cooperative Highway Research Program.; American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.; United States. Federal Highway Administration.; et al
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The department’s overarching approach to sustainability is embodied within the Florida Transportation Plan, the Strategic Intermodal System, mandates on the MPOs, recent regional visioning exercises, the agency’s Efficient Transportation Decision Making process, and a 2007 executive order calling for the creation of a Florida Governmental Carbon Scorecard to track and report the reduction of greenhouse gases. Inventory Existing Measures 1. ). 2. Match these measures with your established objectives (and by proxy, goals).
Only data sources that may be relevant for a large number of agencies have been included since many others are likely specific to a particular agency or state. Appendix F. Case Studies and Rating Systems Summaries – This appendix contains one-page summaries of the 14 case studies conducted as part of this research project, along with detailed descriptions of eight popular transportation sustainability rating systems that were studied. Appendix G. Project Overview and Interactive Workshop Material – This appendix provides an overview of the presentation and materials included on the CD-ROM of electronic materials accompanying the guidebook.
Prosperity – Ensure that the transportation system’s development and operation support economic development and prosperity. 7. Economic viability – Ensure the economic feasibility of transportation investments over time. 8. Ecosystems – Protect and enhance environmental and ecological systems while developing and operating transportation systems. 9. Waste generation – Reduce waste generated by transportation-related activities. 10. Resource consumption – Reduce the use of nonrenewable resources and promote the use of renewable replacements.