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Title Integrating road safety into NEPA analysis : a primer for safety and environmental professionals, report.
Imprint Washington, DC : U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, June 2011.


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Description 1 online resource (ix, 64 pages) : color illustrations, color maps.
Note Title from title screen (viewed Apr. 16, 2015).
"June 2011."
"Report date: July 2011"--Technical report document page.
"Performing organization ... Cambridge Systematics, Inc."--Technical report documentation page.
"U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration with support from Transportation Safety Planning Working Group."
"Report no. FHWA-SA-11-36"--Technical report documentation page.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Note DTFH61-05-D-00026-T-08-004.
Subject United States. National Environmental Policy Act of 1969.
Environmental policy -- United States.
Traffic safety -- Environmental aspects -- United States.
Safety factors.
Project management.
Alternatives analysis.
Environmental impact analysis.
National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (United States)
Environmental policy.
United States.
Contents Preface -- Introduction -- NEPA overview and levels of documentation -- Considering safety before the NEPA process -- Public and stakeholder outreach -- Purpose and need statements -- Alternatives analysis -- Defining the affected environment -- Analysis of environmental impacts and mitigation -- Resources -- Case studies.
Summary This primer presents an introduction to the topic of addressing safety as part of the environment analysis process, as directed by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). It presents practitioners with basic concepts for including meaningful, quantitative analysis of project safety issues and for taking advantage of the latest tools, research, and techniques for improving road safety within a project scope. The primer highlights the opportunity and benefits of linking safety planning to the environmental analysis at every stage of the NEPA process.
Other Author United States. Federal Highway Administration.
Cambridge Systematics.
National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Safety Planning Working Group.
Other Title Integrating road safety into NEPA analysis : a practitioner's primer.
Primer for safety and environmental professionals.