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Green Streets and Highways 2010

Green Streets and Highways 2010

Green Streets and Highways 2010

An Interactive Conference on the State of the Art and How to Achieve Sustainable Outcomes

Edited by Neil Weinstein, P.E., R.A., AICP


2011 / 503 pp.



 
CD-Rom - In Stock
$110.00 List / $82.50ASCE Member
Stock No. 41148 / ISBN: 9780784411483


Description
Proceedings of the 2010 Green Streets and Highways Conference, held in Denver, Colorado, November 14–17, 2010. Sponsored by the Transportation & Development Institute of ASCE.

This collection contains 40 papers discussing the state of the art in sustainable roadways. Today's world of highway and local street planning and design concerns traffic and civil engineers but also transportation planners, environmental engineers, and regulators. Interdisciplinary teams are needed to address complex multimodal planning, regional environmental issues, context-sensitive solutions, climate change, green rating systems, economic development, and other emerging and often changing issues. Green Streets and Highways is a major step forward and will be the foundation of efforts to develop transportation systems that are truly sustainable. 

Topics include:

  • sustainable and integrated planning and design,
  • green pavements and construction materials,
  • watershed and environmental planning and design, and
  • rating systems.

Papers include research on specific areas as well as strategies for the integration and management of sustainable design approaches. This collection will be valuable to practitioners, industry professionals, regulators, educators, and researchers.  

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