About the Center
The 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 .
Updated January 23, 2015
Twenty one new case law summaris related to environmental issues in transportation are now available on the Center for Environmental Excellence by AASHTo Website. The newly added case summaries the in Case Law Updates on the Environment (CLUE) database include 16 cases involving highway projects, four involving transit projects, and one involving a multimodal project.
Materials available on the recently released Practitioner's Handbook on Preparing High Quality Environmental Documents for Transportation Projects.
Techniques for preparing high quality environmental documents for transportation projects and real-world examples of those techniques are provided in a report produced by the Center for Environmental Excellence by AASHTO. Link to the report.
Materials are available from the July 28-31, 2014, National Stormwater Practitioners Meeting, sponsored by the Center for Environmental Excellence by AASHTO.The event brought together department of transportation stormwater experts from more than 35 states to exchange ideas, best practices, and lessons learned related to improving DOT stormwater programs.
A briefing paper to assist state departments of transportation in preparing for potential compliance audits of their stormwater management programs has been developed by the Center for Environmental Excellence by AASHTO. The paper provides DOTs with information about the U.S. EPA audit process for municipal separate storm sewer systems.
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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