The National Academies

NCHRP 08-36/Task 010 [Completed]

Global Climate Change and Transportation: Coming to Terms
[ NCHRP 08-36 (Research for the AASHTO Standing Committee on Planning) ]

  Project Data
Funds: 40000
Research Agency: Eno Transportation Foundation
Principal Investigator: Damian J. Kulash
Effective Date: 3/1/2001
Completion Date: 12/31/2001
Comments: Completed---Final report published by Eno Foundation and sent to AASHTO

The ENO Transportation Foundation commissioned presentations of important aspects of global climate change and their potential implications for the nation's transportation system. Presented by a wide range of experts, these briefings were intended to give transportation leaders and decision makers a better understanding of issues, tradeoffs, policy options, and implications for transportation planning and development. The purpose of this task was to prepare a set of readings to build increased professional understanding among the state DOTs and other transportation organizations of the global climate change issues and their implications for transportation decisions. The task supported the series of seminars and publication of the papers for distribution to the AASHTO member departments and other agencies.

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