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Summary Report: Peer Workshop on Integrating Climate Change into the Transportation Planning Process


October 27, 2008
Puget Sound Regional Council
Seattle, WA

8:30 am

Registration & Coffee/Bagels

9:00 am

Welcome & Opening Remarks – Peter Plumeau, RSG, Inc.

9:15 am

Setting the Stage:

  • FHWA Perspectives on Climate Change & Transportation Planning
  • Climate Change & Transportation – State of the Practice
  • Presentations on Current Efforts:
  • Elizabeth Robbins, Washington State DOT
  • Ron Kirby, Metropolitan Washington COG
  • Review of Pre-Workshop Assignment Responses

10:30 am

Facilitated Roundtable Discussion

  • Each Workshop Participant Provides a Briefing on Their Current Situation (5-10 minutes each)

12:00 pm

Lunch (on-site)

  • Review of Morning's Proceedings
  • Pinpoint Key Issues for Afternoon Discussion Focus

1:00 pm

Facilitated Discussion of Key Themes, Issues and Needs for DOTs & MPOs

  • What are key challenges facing DOTs and MPOs?
  • How are they being addressed today?
  • What is needed to continue or begin addressing them?

3:45 pm

Closing Comments

4:00 pm


Note: Brief breaks in the morning and afternoon will be taken as requested by participants.

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