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Climate Change Mitigation Peer Exchanges: Comprehensive Report

Appendix B: Sample Agenda

FHWA Climate Change Mitigation Peer Exchange

Sample Agenda

Day 1

9:00 AM

Welcome and Purpose

  • Introductions
  • Presentation of Current FHWA Initiatives (Diane Turchetta)

9:45 AM

Current Efforts to Integrate GHG Emissions into Transportation Planning

  • National context (Michael Grant)
  • Highlights of MPO/State DOT experiences

10:45 AM


11:00 AM

Challenges and Opportunities for Addressing Climate Change in the Planning Process - Roundtable Discussion

11:45 AM

Lunch Break

12:45 PM

GHG Analysis in Planning (Inventories, Forecasts, and Methodologies)

  • Brief Overview (Michael Grant)
  • Highlights of MPO/State DOT experiences and discussion

2:30 PM


2:45 PM

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Strategies, and Incorporation into the Planning Process

  • Brief Overview of Strategies (Michael Grant)
  • Highlights of MPO/State DOT experiences and discussion

3:45 PM


4:00 PM

Wrap-up Discussion - Key Issues, Other Topics

4:30 PM


Day 2

8:00 AM

Brief Recap from Day 1

8:20 AM

Co-benefits of climate change mitigation strategies and communicating about climate change.

  • Overview by Michael Grant
  • Highlights of MPO/State DOT experiences and discussion

9:45 AM


10:00 AM

GHG Mitigation Strategies - additional discussion.

  • Roundtable discussion of new or emerging mitigation strategies (e.g., electric vehicle infrastructure, sequestration etc.).

11:00 AM

MPO Needs - What do you need from FHWA?

11:45 AM


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