Pilot Test of the Ecological Approaches to Environmental Protection Developed in Capacity Research Projects C06A and C06B
TRB’s second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP 2) has released a report that describes the result of a test of Steps 2-6 of the Integrated Ecological Framework (IEF) within the western portion of the Colorado Department of Transportation Region 1.
The IEF was developed in SHRP 2 Projects C06A (Integration of Conservation, Highway Planning, and Environmental Permitting Using an Outcome-Based Ecosystem Approach) and C06B (Integration of Conservation, Highway Planning, and Environmental Permitting Through Development of an Outcome-Based Ecosystem-Scale Approach and Corresponding Credit System). The IEF is available on the Transportation for Communities—Advancing Projects through Partnerships (TCAPP) website
. TCAPP is now known as PlanWorks.
Other pilot tests were conducted in California
, and West Virginia
This Summary Last Modified On: 3/23/2016