FHWA Air Quality and Sustainable Transport Highlights

The purpose of this message is to inform you that the latest issue of the FHWA Air Quality and Sustainable Transport Highlights is now available.

FHWA Air Quality and Sustainable Transport Highlights – Jan-Feb 2020

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.

Items of interest in this issue include:

  • FHWA releases the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program (CMAQ) Emission Reductions Calculator Toolkit module update for Managed Lane Facilities and Conversions, and will host a March 26 webinar on the use of both the Alternative Fuels and Vehicles and the Dust Mitigation modules.
  • FHWA publishes Making the Transportation Connections Outreach Brochures.

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

BTS Pocket Guide to Transportation (2016 Edition)

The BTS Pocket Guide to Transportation has been published for 2016, attached is the latest version (and the web-link to the source document).  The brochure, prepared annually, provides vital transportation, air quality, and freight-related statistics for the U.S. and is a good source of information for the transport sector.

The PDF brochure is available below:

http://www.rita.dot.gov/bts/sites/rita.dot.gov.bts/files/Pocket%20Guide%202016.pdf

FHWA: Air Quality and Climate Change Highlights—August-September 2015 Issue

The August-September 2015 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:

  • The newly posted FAQs that provide technical assistance on how FHWA recommends project sponsors use MOVES for NEPA MSAT quantitative analysis
  • The U.S. EPA proposed 2008 Ozone Rule Making for Marginal Areas
  • Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx Comments on Administration’s climate change resilience efforts

Air Quality and Climate Change Highlights—August-September 2015 Issue (PDF)