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NCHRP 25-25/Task 24 [Completed]

Climate Change and U.S. Transportation
[ NCHRP 25-25 (Research for the AASHTO Standing Committee on the Environment) ]

  Project Data
Funds: $125,000
Research Agency: TRB Division B
Principal Investigator: N/A
Effective Date: 9/1/2005
Completion Date: 9/30/2007

This TRB policy study will provide U.S. transportation officials with an overview of the scientific consensus on climate change; summarize current and projected contributions of all modes of U.S. transportation to climate change; summarize possible consequences for U.S. transportation infrastructure; analyze transportation policy options for adapting to impacts; examine strategies to mitigate future climate impacts through reduced transportation emissions; and recommend critical areas of research. The $125,000 has been provided as an AASHTO contribution to an overall effort valued at $900,000 that has been funded by a number of government and private sector stakeholder groups and conducted by an expert panel.

The final report has been published as TRB Special Report 290:   The Potential Impacts of Climate Change on U.S. Transportation

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