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DDOT is a voting member of the Clean Air Partners, which is a partnership established by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Government.
These guidelines provide an additional resource in the design and planning process to achieve better and improved designs.
Context Sensitive Solutions (CSS) is a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach that involves all stakeholders to develop a transportation facility.
DDOT is committed to achieving an exceptional quality of life in the nation’s capital through sustainable travel practices, improved air and water quality, safer streets and outstanding access to goods and services.
An Environmental Management System (EMS) is a management system that focuses on incorporating environmental considerations in business practices.
The District’s Green Alley Projects are designed to reduce the quantity and improve the quality of storm water within the city’s right-of-way (ROW).
Low impact development (LID) is a sustainable stormwater management approach that is used to restore the natural ability of an urban site to absorb stormwater.
Sustainability plans provide a clear vision to incorporate sustainable practices in all of the department's activities.
DDOT is taking additional steps in promoting environmentally sustainability in its daily operations and has completed two key climate change initiatives: the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory and the Climate Change Adaptation Plan.
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