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Assessment of the Body of Knowledge on Incorporating Climate Change Adaptation Measures into Transportation Projects


[1] Changes in the frequency and intensity of tropical storms that will affect Philadelphia are not well known.

[2] Chinowsky et al. (n.d.) do not have unit-level cost data that could be used for state and local adaptation estimates. Wright et al. (2012) do not present unit-level cost data in their paper, but indicate that they used published cost data for constructing either a riprap or strengthening piers or abutments that are representative for the industry.

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[5] The six state agencies are North Carolina Department of Transportation, Environment and Natural Resources, Agriculture and Consumer Services, Commerce, Cultural Resources, and Wildlife Resources Commission; the five federal agencies are Army Corps of Engineers, Federal Highway Administration, Fish and Wildlife Service, Environmental Protection Agency, and National Marine Fisheries Service.

[6] Virginia DOT/Hampton Roads, North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, OahuMPO, San Francisco Metropolitan Transportation Commission, and WSDOT.

[7] Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO), North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG), Maine Department of Transportation (Maine DOT), Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) and Alaska Federal Land Management Agencies (FLMAs), Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT), Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), Minnesota Department of Transportation (MNDOT), New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization, Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT), California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization (Hillsborough MPO), Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT), Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA)

Updated: 9/11/2015
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