Conference Proceedings 37: Integrating Sustainability into the Transportation Planning Process
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Conference Proceedings 37:
Integrating Sustainability into the Transportation Planning Process
(2006)
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TRB Conference Proceedings 37: Integrating Sustainability into the Transportation Planning Process summarizes a July 11-13, 2004, conference in Baltimore, Maryland, that examined whether and how sustainability objectives can be introduced into the planning process for surface transportation facilities and operations. The report explores issues associated with sustainability, the vision of a sustainable transportation system, the state of the practice, and strategies for integrating sustainability concepts into transportation planning.

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  • Transportation — Environment
  • Transportation — Planning and Forecasting

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71 pages | 8.5 x 11
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Conference Proceedings 37: Integrating Sustainability into the Transportation Planning Process 1-1
Transportation Research Board 2005 Executive Committee 2-2
Title Page 3-3
Committee for the Conference on Introducing Sustainability into Surface Transportation Planning 4-4
Transportation Research Board 5-6
Contents 7-8
Conference Program 9-10
Issues of Sustainability 11-12
State of the Practice 13-13
Strategies for Integrating Sustainability Concepts into Transportation Planning 14-15
Conclusion 16-18
General and Concurrent Sessions 19-20
Welcoming Remarks and Charge to the Conference 21-21
Keynote Address 22-22
Climate Change 23-23
Equity 24-24
Habitats and Ecosystems 25-26
Concurrent Session I-1: Technology 27-27
Concurrent Session I-2: Tools and Institutions 28-28
Concurrent Session I-4: Behavior 29-30
Concurrent Session I-2: Tools and Institutions 31-31
Concurrent Session I-4: Behavior 32-33
Panel Discussion: Potential Solutions to Challenges 34-35
Concurrent Session II-2: Tools and Institutions 36-36
Concurrent Session II-4: Behavior 37-38
Luncheon Speakers 39-40
Poster Session 41-41
Conference Closing 42-42
Resource Papers 43-44
Sustainable Transport: Meanings and Responses 45-46
Nonsustainable Components of Transport 47-48
Impacts of the Definitions on How Transport Sustainability Is Addressed 49-51
Final Clarification and Comment 52-53
What Are the Challenges to Creating Sustainable Transportation? How Can Transportation Systems Become More Sustainable? 54-54
Awareness of Sustainability Is Growing, but the United States Is Lagging Behind 55-56
Taming the Complexity of Sustainability: Setting Priorities 57-57
Key Questions Determining the Future of Sustainable Transportation 58-62
Committee Member Biographical Information 63-67
Participants 68-70
The National Academies Identifier 71-71

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