NCHRP Report 809: Environmental Performance Measures for State Departments of Transportation

This article highlights National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 809, Environmental Performance Measures for State Departments of Transportation. The findings of the report provide a framework for a nationwide conversation among transportation practitioners and their stakeholders about the kind of environmental performance measures that could lead to advances in environmental stewardship. Performance measure focus areas include air quality, energy and climate, materials recycling, stormwater, and wildlife and ecosystems. Selecting performance measures is discussed along with a look at data collection, data obtained in participating pilot States, and proof-of-concept testing results.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 28-33
  • Serial:
    • TR News
    • Issue Number: 307
    • Publisher: Transportation Research Board
    • ISSN: 0738-6826

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01632640
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Apr 25 2017 2:03PM