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Eco-Logical at TRB - San Diego | September 22, 2015

Activity Report

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) sponsored a session at the 2015 Environmental Analysis in Transportation Summer Workshop on September 20-23, 2015 in San Diego, California. The workshop theme was “Better Transportation and Environmental Outcomes through Effective Partnerships.” The session topic was “Eco-Logical at Work in Long-Term Mitigation.” Presenters provided information about Eco-Logical tools and initiatives developed by representatives from presenting agencies.

Session Presenters and Presentations

Session Moderators:

  • Keith Greer, San Diego Association of Governments
  • Kim Smith, California Department of Transportation

Session Presenters:

  • James Garland, Federal Highway Administration
    Presentation: Overview of Eco-Logical and the SHRP2 Program
  • Sandra Hertz, Maryland Department of Transportation, State Highway Administration
    Presentation: The Watershed Resources Registry - An Ecological Success Story
  • Travis Miller, Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana (OKI) Regional Council of Governments
    Presentation: Using Eco-Logical to Achieve Environmental Benefits at a Regional Scale
    Natural Heritage Data information systems for OKI's planning area
  • Craig Casper and Rich Muzzy, Pikes Peak Area COG
    Presentation: Eco-Logical at Work in Long Term Mitigation - Regional Advance Mitigation Plan

Helpful Reference Materials

PDF files from the session presenters listed above are available upon request. Please contact David Williams.

Next Steps

The next steps for each of the attending DOTs are to bring back the information they learned from the conference and apply it to their program.

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