A framework for evaluating environmental commitment tracking programs in state departments of transportation
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Environmental tracking systems (ETSs) are used by state Departments of Transportation (DOTs) as well as by Federal agencies to track environmental commitments on construction projects from the project development stage through design, construction, and project completion. In this study a framework is developed that any state DOT can use to evaluate existing ETSs implemented by other state DOTs. This framework will allow that state DOT to identify the system that best meets its needs with the ultimate purpose of adopting that system. The framework's main function will be to identify and prioritize ...