SAVE THE DATE–TWG Meeting on May 31

Save the date for the next TWG meeting to be held on May 31, 2017, at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute’s Gibb Gilchrist Building, room 105,  in College Station, TX. The meeting will begin at 9AM, and there are plans for a tour of TTI’s facilities following the meeting. The agenda will be distributed as the date nears.

Map to the Texas A&M Transportation Institute

Hotels in Bryan/College Station

Lunch will be provided. In order to provide an accurate count for lunch, please email Chris Sasser to RSVP to the meeting.

We are also requesting ideas for the primary discussion item. If you have a topic you would like to discuss, please email Chris Sasser.

FHWA Air Quality and Sustainable Transport Highlights–February 2017- March 2017 Issue

The purpose of this message is to inform you that the February-March 2017, issue of the Air Quality and Sustainable Transport Highlights is available.

FHWA Air Quality and Sustainable Transport Highlights–February 2017- March 2017 Issue

The Highlights provide the latest news and information on transportation related air quality and sustainability activities, including information on transportation conformity, resiliency, and other related activities.

Past issues of the Air Quality and Conformity Highlights are available at: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/air_quality/conformity/highlights/

Past issues of the Sustainable Transport Newsletter are available at: https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/sustainability/newsletter/index.cfm

FHWA Air Quality and Climate Change Highlights—April-May 2016 Issue

The April-May 2016 Highlights provides the latest news and information on transportation related air quality and climate change activities, including information on transportation conformity, sustainability, and other related activities.

Items of interest in this issue include:

  • A FHWA research funding opportunity to conduct assessments of green infrastructure solutions to improve the resilience of coastal highways and bridges to climate change impacts
  • Publication of the 2016 Transportation Air Quality Selected Facts and Figures
  • The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the performance management measure regulations to assess the National Highway System, Freight Movement on the Interstate System, and the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program

Past issues of the Air Quality and Conformity Highlights are available at: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/air_quality/conformity/highlights/

Past issues of the Climate Change Newsletter are available at: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/climate_change/newsletter/

I would encourage you to share the Highlights with State and local transportation and air quality partners, and all who may be interested in transportation related air quality and climate change issues.  Divisions and the Resource Center are encouraged to email suggestions for items to be included in the air quality and climate change highlights to Victoria Martinez at [email protected] or Becky Lupes at [email protected].