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A guidebook for sustainability performance measurement for by Josias Zietsman; National Research Council (U.S.).

By Josias Zietsman; National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board.; National Cooperative Highway Research Program.; American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.; United States. Federal Highway Administration.; et al

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S. agencies. • Full implementation is a goal – Sustainability has been implemented by agencies as both a top-down and bottom-up approach; now agencies are moving toward a fuller integration Examples of Practice in Sustainability Measurement of sustainability in their work so that it becomes business as usual. Sustainability is not considered in isolation but is found within all areas of the agency’s programs and policies. SRA has attempted to report performance on the transport policy objective as a whole, capturing all aspects of sustainability within one metric.

Sustainability is just a new word – On the other hand, some agencies see the concept of sustainability as simply a new trend, repackaging long-standing concepts. ” Domestic Agency Challenges As agencies work to incorporate sustainability principles, several themes have emerged about the challenges these agencies face. • Turning goals into measurable actions – Many agencies are able to identify, agree upon, and set goals that include concepts of sustainability but are finding it more difficult to implement programs that will help lead to achieving these goals.

Mode share, 5. Job-housing access, 6. Air quality, 7. Energy use, 8. Natural resource preservation, 9. Infill and reinvestment, 10. Peak period utilization, and 11. Facility condition (highways only). For this analysis, each measure is reported individually. The performance measures are not weighted, and the results are not converted into any type of overall score. The results of each project evaluation are presented to the sponsors and will be used to prioritize the list of projects for inclusion in the GO TO 2040 plan.

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