DOT Floats Transit Program GHG Review To Inform Future NEPA Studies

September 25, 2023
The Transportation Department’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is floating a draft greenhouse gas emissions review of transit programs overseen by the agency, arguing the move aligns with White House guidance that endorses such programmatic analyses under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). “The programmatic assessment provides a reference for FTA and its project sponsors to use in future NEPA documents to describe the effects of proposed transit investments on partial lifecycle GHG emissions,” the agency writes in a Sept...

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