Updated June 24, 2016
The Center for Environmental Exellence by AASHTO's has lanched the Roadmap and Tracking Tool for Programmatic Agreements, including a May 23, 2016, introductory webinar by the Center and the Federal Highway Administration. The Roadmap is a user-friendly web-based tool that will guide practitioners through the process to develop and implement a programmatic agreement. The Tracking Tool provides a web-based template for state DOTs to track the benefits of programmatic agreements. For more information and webinar recording, link here.
A May 18, 2016, webinar highlighted the findings of a recent peer exchange on environmental justice sponsored by the Center for Environmental Excellence by AASHTO and the Federal Highway Administration. The webinar highlighted the EJ Road Map, what FHWA is doing to advance the integration of EJ, effective practices from practitioners, and emerging issues. For the webinar recording and peer exchange information, link here.
AASHTO held a webinar on March 1 to explore the results of NCHRP 25-43, Navigating Multi-Agency NEPA Processes to Advance Multimodal Transportation Projects. This recently completed research identifies challenges that transportation agencies typically face when carrying out a NEPA process involving more than one U.S. DOT agency. For more information including the webinar recording and presentations, link here.
A webinar on stormwater program organizational structure for state DOTs was held on March 17, 2016, sponsored by the Center for Environmental Excellence by AASHTO and the Federal Highway Administration. The webinar addressed organizational attributes that are key to an ideal organization structure that promotes surface water quality protection. For more details and to view the recording, link here.
The Center for Environmental Excellence by AASHTO (CEE) held webinar on March 22, 2016, highlighting key court decisions in 2015 involving the NEPA process for transportation projects. The webinar discussed 18 case summaries highlighted in the 2015 Year in Review report. The summaries and "Year in Review Reports" are featured on the Case Law Updates on the Environment (CLUE) Database on the CEE website. To view the webinar recording, link here.
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