Climate Change and Environmental Justice: Considerations for Transportation Decision-making

Organizational Author Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Date Published 11/7/2022
Resource Type Publication
Tags Policy, Transportation

Resource Summary

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) produced this overview describing how the impacts of climate change in the transportation sector can disproportionately affect environmental justice (EJ) communities.  The report recommends considerations for transportation providers to ensure that climate adaptation measures do not exacerbate these impacts. The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) policy statement on climate change previously specified that USDOT will address inequalities and EJ issues related to climate change and adaptation efforts.

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