Thursday, November 04, 2010
Reston, Va. — The Transportation and
Development Institute (T&DI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers
(ASCE) will hold its first Green Streets and Highways Conference in Denver from
November 14-17. The conference will bring together experts in sustainable
transportation to share information on leading-edge environmental management
and sustainability principles and practices.
four day conference, numerous sessions will look at sustainability for
transportation projects, the complete street approach to development, practical
applications and case studies. Some highlights include:
- Climate Change Adaptation
Strategies for Infrastructure Managers
- Evolution of Innovative Highway
- Carbon Nano Fiber Reinforced
Cement Composite for Energy Harvesting Road
- Stormwater Retrofitting to
Restore Ecosystems Along Linear Projects
- The Beneficial Use of Paper
Industry By-Products in Road Construction and Related Applications
- Implementing a Walkable City:
First Pedestrian Priority Zone
conference will also include two field-trips to Denver
area examples of highway design: the Interstate 70 Mountain Corridor featuring Glenwood Canyon and the I-25 HOT Lanes, US 36 and
Boulder Sustainable Improvements.
information, please visit: www.green-streets-highways.org. If you are interested in a press
pass, please contact Leikny Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-295-6413.
Founded in 1852, the American
Society of Civil Engineers represents more than 140,000 civil engineers
worldwide and is America’s
oldest national engineering society. For more information, visit www.asce.org.