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Transportation Research Board Workshop – July 14-16

Sustainable Resource Conservation
and Recovery in Transportation

This year’s workshop will be held in Washington, D.C., July 14-16, 2019, hosted by the Transportation Research Board, with the theme of “Sustainable Resource Conservation and Recovery in Transportation”. This annual event is focused on resource conservation and recovery issues affecting transportation and associated infrastructure, including but not limited to:

  • Recycling, reuse, and repurposing of waste and byproducts;
  • Upcycling and beneficial uses of waste and byproducts;
  • Life-cycle sustainability of transportation infrastructures/systems (including considerations at design, construction, preservation, operations, rehabilitation, and recycling stages);
  • Contamination risk management;
  • Water quality (e.g., stormwater BMPs);
  • Multimodal transportation and sustainability practices;
  • Renewable energy and alternative use of right-of-way;
  • Resiliency and climate change adaptation; and other sustainability and environmental management topics.

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