• TRB 100th Annual Meeting - A Virtual Event

      January 2021

    • Online Program

Annual Meeting Event Detail

Workshop 115

Measuring Sustainability: Using INVEST and Envision to Assess Transportation Projects and Plans

Sunday, January 10 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM ET
Workshop | AICP Certification
Peter Carter, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Sponsored by:
Standing Committee on Environmental Analysis in Transportation (Merged with ADC30 to form Standing Committee on Environmental Analysis and Ecology, AEP70, on 4/15/2020) (ADC10)


This workshop will facilitate an exchange on how transport agencies can use sustainability rating systems such as INVEST and Envision to further their economic, social, and environmental goals. The workshop will feature agency case studies demonstrating the use of these systems for strategic planning, performance metrics, public participation, project prioritization, asset management, and contracting. Participatory exercises in small groups will allow for in-depth exploration and peer exchange.


Title Presentation Number
The INVEST Sustainable Highways Self-Evaluation Tool
Tina Hodges, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
The Envision Sustainable Infrastructure Rating System
Denise Nelson, Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure
Turning the Orange Line Green: Measuring the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Project’s Sustainability Program
Robert Hastings, Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District
INVEST and the Harbor Bridge Project
Carol Luschen, Texas Department of Transportation
INVEST and Improving Safety, An MPO Experience
Joshua Naramore, Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency
Improving the Community Qualify of Life with ‘The Ribbon of Arches’
Jim Grant, HNTB Corporation

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