FHWA Air Quality and Sustainable Transport Highlights—November-December 2018 Issue

Highlights Dec-Nov 2018 Issue

The purpose of this message is to inform you that the November-December 2018 issue of the Federal Highway Administration Air Quality and Sustainable Transport Highlights is available.

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. 

As a reminder we are hosting the Annual Reporting With the CMAQ Project Tracking System Webinar on January 31st, from 2:00 to 3:30 EST to demonstrate CMAQ project data entry for the Annual Reporting Process. Topics to be covered will include: new project entry, editing and deletion; subsequent project entry, editing and deletion; project accessibility and approval; and the bulk project upload process. Question and answer periods will be included in the format.  Call-in: 888-273-3658; Access code: 6421957; Adobe Connect: https://connectdot.connectsolutions.com/burtonwheeler/.

Items of interest in this issue include:

  • FHWA Releases Q&A on Evaluations for Repeatedly Damaged Facilities
  • FHWA Announces CMAQ Annual Reporting Due March 1, 2019
  • EPA Publishes Transportation Conformity Guidance for the South Coast II Court Decision
  • EPA Publishes Resource Document on Maintenance Plans for 1997 Ozone NAAQS

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  

I 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 sustainable transport issues. Divisions and the Resource Center are encouraged to email suggestions for items to be included in the air quality and sustainable transport highlights to Victoria Martinez at [email protected] or Becky Lupes at [email protected].

FHWA Air Quality and Sustainable Transport Highlights—September-October 2018 Issue

The purpose of this message is to inform you that the September-October 2018 issue of the Air Quality and Sustainable Transport Highlights is available:

Air Quality and Sustainable Transport Highlights – September-October 2018

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 Updated the Interim Guidance for the 1997 Ozone NAAQS
  • Request for Nominations for Alternative Fuel Corridor Designation Now Available
  • FHWA Released Report Highlighting Coastal Highway Resilience Techniques in Maine and New Hampshire

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 Sustainable Transport Highlights—July-August 2018 Issue

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The purpose of this message is to inform you that the July-August 2018, issue of the Air Quality and Sustainable Transport Highlights is available.

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 announces Nominations for 2019 Environmental Excellence Awards
  • FHWA posted two introductory Webinars on Transportation Conformity and MOVES
  • US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) completed designations for the 2015 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards.

FHWA Air Quality and Sustainable Transport Highlights—March-April 2018 Issue

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The purpose of this message is to inform you that the March-April 2018, issue of the Air Quality and Sustainable Transport Highlights is available.

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 Released the Nature-Based Solutions for Coastal Highway Resilience white paper
  • FHWA Added New Modules to Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program Emission Reductions Calculator
  • US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) updated the Diesel Retrofit and Replacement guidance

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 Sustainable Transport Highlights—January-February 2018 Issue

FHWA Air Quality and Sustainable Transport Highlights—January-February 2018 Issue (PDF)

Items of interest in this issue include:

  • FHWA Released Comprehensive Guide to Transportation Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation
  • FHWA Added New Modules to Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program Emission Reductions Calculator
  • Court Decision on the Revocation of 1997 Ozone NAAQS: South Coast Air Quality Management District v. USEPA
  • Alternative Fuels Corridor Second Round Designations Update

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