Best Practices in Developing Climate Action Plans

Recorded On: 09/09/2021

Transit agencies play a critical role in creating regions that are safer, stronger, cleaner, and more equitable. APTA and FTA want to help you take your efforts to the next level. Join us September 9, to learn how a Climate Action Plans can guide your operations in the era of climate change, allowing you to anticipate and track climate risks and opportunities. Attendees will hear about new guidelines and get access to a Climate Action Plan template that will benefit your organization and community. 

Welcome and Context:

  • Janet Gonzalez Tudor, Chair, APTA Committee on Sustainability; Transportation Operational Resiliency Director, HDR, Chicago, IL

Remarks from FTA / Climate Action Plan Template:

  • Mark Ferroni, Deputy Associate Administrator for Planning & Environment, Federal Transit Administration, Washington, DC

Overview of Tools and Resources for Climate Action Planning:

  • Aliesa Adelman, Chair, APTA Standards Working Group on Climate Action Planning Guidelines; Director of Sustainability, Wendel Companies, Williamsville, NY

Case Studies:

  • Andrew Brennan, Chair, APTA Committee on Planning, Policy and Program Development; Senior Director, Energy and Environment, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, Boston, MA
  • Tom Maguire, Director of Sustainable Streets, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority, San Francisco, CA
  • Jane Sullivan, Grants and Government Affairs Director, Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District, Urbana, IL

FTA Climate Action Plan Template:

  • Megan Blum, Director, Office of Environmental Programs, Federal Transit Administration, Washington, DC

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Best Practices in Developing Climate Action Plans
09/09/2021 at 2:00 PM (EDT)   |  75 minutes
09/09/2021 at 2:00 PM (EDT)   |  75 minutes
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