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Annual Meeting Event Detail

Sustainability Measurement Subcommittee, ADD40(1)

Monday, January 13 1:30 PM- 3:15 PM ET
Dan Hardy, Renaissance Planning Group
Sponsored by:
Standing Committee on Transportation and Sustainability (ADD40)
Subcommittee on Sustainable Transportation Indicators (ADD40(1))


Draft agenda (approximate timing)

1:30 – 1:40 Welcome and introductions

1:40 – 2:10 Meeting context, strategies, initiatives

TRB Transition from ADD40 (see attached Disposition of Current Committees)

Linkage to other ADD40 activities

o ADD40 Committee meeting (Tuesday 1:30) – same room

o Research subcommittee meeting (Wednesday 10:15) – same room

o Sustainability Next Steps Session 1774 (Thursday 8:00 – Salon A)

o Key TRB meeting sessions related to sustainability

Updates on performance measures

Joseph Shacat, Director of Sustainable Pavements, National Asphalt Pavement

Association, to discuss innovations in pavement sustainability

Jeralee Anderson, President/CEO, Greenroads, to discuss Greenroads evolution to V3

2:10 – 2:40 Report on 2019 Initiatives

Sustainability Measurement Synthesis Proposal

o Second attempt submitted in 2019 (see attached)

o Discussion on approach / status for 2020

Definition of sustainability as related to transportation

o Excerpt from ADD40 Triennial Strategic Plan (see attached)

o 2019 Annual Meeting Session 1792 discussion

o Discussion on approach / status for 2020

Other outcomes from 2019 Session 1792 discussion

o Pros/cons of VMT as a sustainability metric

o Targets and timing for carbon/related footprint sustainability (20 years? More? Less?)

o Idea of sustainability BMPs (including, and/or beyond rating systems) with linkage to a

possible fourth action like “enhance” or “improve” after the avoid/minimize/mitigate triad

for linking to internal DOT processes

2:40 – 3:00 Rapid Fire Communications Brainstorming

How can current ADD40 members help TRB most effectively share sustainability measurement

ideas under the new committee structure?

3:00 – 3:15 Wrap up – conclusions and next steps

Action items and timeframes

Segue to Research Needs Statements conversation on Wednesday

3:15 – Adjourn