California 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 pilot test of the Integrated Ecological Framework (IEF) on the corridor planning study for Highway 37 in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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 Colorado
, and West Virginia
This Summary Last Modified On: 4/15/2016