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Transportation Planning Council

Climate Change and Energy Subcommitee


The twin issues of climate change and energy are among the biggest challenges facing the transportation profession over the coming decades. As a cross-council effort, the Sustainability Task Force is promoting both the development and communication of solutions to these challenges.

Relevant Links

Policies of the Institute of Transportation Engineers

List of Partners, Contacts and Technical Information


Local jurisdiction climate action plans

Links to the climate websites and climate action plans of a few selected jurisdictions are provided below. This list is not intended to be exhaustive – a number of other jurisdictions in the U.S. have prepared or are preparing climate action plans.

Cambridge, MA

Denver, CO

King County, WA

Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments

Miami, FL

Montgomery County, PA

Seattle, WA

Other Links of Interest

Sustainable Transportation

Transportation Environmental Impacts

University of Washington Professional & Continuing Education

Certificate in Sustainable Transportation: Environmental Issues and Impacts (online) – New
Examine the relationship between transportation and the environment, including energy, climate change, air pollution and water quality. Develop tools, such as life cycle assessment, that will help you understand the full range of environmental impacts associated with transportation decisions. Learn to conduct environmental evaluations with a variety of analytical tools, such as travel demand forecasting and air and water quality modeling. Start this fall . Available for both graduate credit and noncredit. Online info meetings: July 28, 3:30-4:30 PM Pacific Time and August 19, 12-1:00 PM Pacific Time. For more info visit http://www.pce.uw.edu/prog.aspx?id=5347 or call 888-469-6499.

Check out all of our environment and sustainability programs Life Cycle Assessment (online), Organizational Strategies for Sustainability (online), Urban Green Infrastructures (online), Decision Making for Climate Change (online) and Master's in Geographic Information Systems-Sustainability (online) and more. For more information visit, www.pce.uw.edu or call 888-469-6499.


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