This issue of the TR News focuses on environmental sustainability in transportation and how it can help improve the quality of life for individuals and communities. Articles highlight practice-ready research and cover such topics as integrating vegetation and green infrastructure into sustainable transportation planning; implementing the Eco-Logical approach in Nevada, Colorado, Utah, Montana, Washington, and Oregon; Virginia’s improved construction specifications for stormwater pipe-lining materials; creating a multiagency sustainability framework in Colorado; effective noise barriers in North Carolina; Delaware’s use of recycling materials and techniques; sustainability in airspace system planning; and more.
The September-October 2013 issue of TR News includes the following articles:
Environmental Sustainability in Transportation: Improving the Quality of Life
Evaluating Sustainable Development: A Quality-of-Life Focus for Transportation Decision Making
Integrating Vegetation and Green Infrastructure into Sustainable Transportation Planning
Eco-Logical in Practice: Implementing an Ecosystem-Based Approach, Streamlining Environmental Processes for Transportation Projects
Soundscapes: A Sustainability Approach to Transportation Noise Management
Sustainability in Airspace System Planning
Research Pays Off: Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement with Steel Slag Aggregate: Successful Use in Illinois Pavements
The TR News is TRB's bimonthly magazine featuring timely articles on innovative and state-of-the-art research and practice in all modes of transportation. It also includes brief news items of interest to the transportation community, research pays off articles
profiles of transportation professionals, workshop and conference announcements
, new book notices, and news of TRB activities. Submissions of manuscripts
for possible publication are accepted at any time.
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