State DOTs and MPOs develop adaptive strategies with help of climate change pilot program grants

By Mary Ebeling Recent severe weather events have levied significant damage on transportation systems in states across the country. Many states, particularly those recently affected, are paying attention to the climate-related vulnerabilities in their transportation systems. Some are using grant

As the cost of extreme weather events continues to climb, resilience is key

By Bill Holloway According to the recently released National Climate Assessment draft by the multi-agency U.S. Global Change Research program, climate change is now increasing the frequency and intensity of severe storms, flooding, droughts, and heat waves, as well as increasing sea level. These

Climate Change and Transportation: Summary of Key Information (TRB, 2012)

This report is a summary of key findings covers a variety of studies on climate change and its ramifications for the transportation sector. It provides a concise summary of transportation’s contributions to climate change and mitigation policy levers. It also discusses various state DOTs’