December 10, 2019
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Recently, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Center for Environmental Excellence – in collaboration with the Federal Highway Administration and the Association Metropolitan Planning Organizations – conducted a peer exchange on Environmental Justice Analysis Strategies at the 2019 AMPO Annual Conference.

[Above photo by the Arkansas Department of Transportation.]

That session provided participants from state DOTs and municipal planning organizations or MPOs with the opportunity to discuss challenges associated with environmental justice analyses; challenges that can include inter-agency collaboration, training, technical assistance, and capacity building needs.

To build on the lessons learned from the peer exchange, AASHTO’s Center for Environmental Excellence will host a webinar on Wednesday, December 4, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm ET. It will feature highlights and updates from the session from FHWA, AMPO, and AASHTO, as well as presentations from a state DOT and MPO on their own state environmental justice efforts and their key takeaways from this peer exchange.

Registration is required; click here for more information about this webinar and to register for it as well.

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