Agency Reference Database

Over sixty reports and other documents related to climate change and infrastructure have been collected to serve as a reference for anyone interested in related topics or looking for citations. These resources are from state or federal agencies, as well as some international sources. They are listed below by year of publication, with links to the PDF files.

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2015 • 2014 • 2013 • 2012 • 2011

 

2015

Army Corps of Engineers. 2015. North Atlantic coast comprehensive study: Resilient adaptation to increasing risk. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. [2015-04 North Atlantic Coast 2015]

Department of Transportation and Fox A. 2015. Beyond traffic 2045. Department of Transportation: Federal Highway Administration. [2015-05 Beyond Traffic 2015]

Federal Emergency Management Agency. 2015. Revised guidelines for implementing Executive Order 11988, floodplain management: Draft for public comment. Federal Emergency Management Agency. [2015-02 Implementing EO 11988 2015]

Filosa G and Oster A. 2015. International practices on climate adaptation in transportation: Findings from a virtual review. U.S. Department of Transportation: Federal Highway Administration. [2015-03 Volpe 2015]

Olson JR. 2015. Adapting infrastructure and civil engineering practice to a changing climate. Reston, Virginia: American Society of Civil Engineers. [2015-07 ASCE Practice to Climate Change 2015]

The White House. 2015. Executive Order 11988: Establishing a federal flood risk management standard and a process for further soliciting and considering stakeholder input. EO 11988. [2015-01 Executive Order 11988 Floods 2015]

The White House. 2015. Findings from select federal reports: The national security implications of a changing climate. Washington, D.C.: The White House. [2015-06 National Security Implications 2015]

2014

Airports Council International, et al. 2014. Adapting aviation to a changing climate. [2014-09 MAP Airport Vulnerable 2014]

Baglin C. 2014. NCHRP synthesis 454: Response to extreme weather impacts on transportation systems. National Cooperative Highway Research Program & Transportation Research Board of the National Academies. Report nr NCHRP Synthesis 454. [2014-13 NCHRP Synthesis 454 2014]

Boots M and Patel R. 2014. President’s state, local, and tribal leaders task force on climate preparedness and resilience: Recommendations to the president. The White House: President’s State, Local, and Tribal Leaders Task Force On Climate Preparedness and Resilience. [2014-08 Recommendations to President 2014]

Chafee LD. 2014. Rhode Island Executive Order 14-01. [2014-03 RI Executive Order CC 2014]

CNA Military Advisory Board. 2014. National security and the accelerating risks of climate change. Alexandria, VA: Center for Naval Analysis & Solutions. [2014-01 CNA Military Advisory National Security 2014]

Dalton JC. 2014. Procedures to evaluate sea level change: Impacts, responses, and adaptation. Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Report nr ETL 1100-2-1. [2014-15 Army Corps Letter 2014]

Department of Transportation. 2014. U.S. Department of Transportation climate adaptation plan: Ensuring transportation infrastructure and system resilience. U.S. Department of Transportation. [2014-04 DOT Resilience 2014]

Farrag-Thibault A. 2014. Climate change: Implications for transport. University of Cambridge – Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. [2014-10 Cambridge 2014]

Nadeau G. 2014. FHWA order 5520: Transportation system preparedness and resilience to climate change and extreme weather. U.S. Department of Transportation: Federal Highway Administration. Report nr FHWA Order 5520. [2014-02 FHWA Order 5520 2014]

O’Malley M, Gill JP, et al. 2014. State of Maryland: Climate change and coast smart construction infrastructure siting and design guidelines. Maryland Commission on Climate Change, Adaptation and Response Working Group. [2014-12 MD Coast Construction 2014]

Overmoyer R. 2014. Understanding the economic development opportunity & impact of climate change. Rhode Island Commerce Corporation. [2014-07 Fourth Economy 2014]

Rutgers University. 2014. NJ Climate Adaptation Alliance: A summary of climate change impacts and preparedness opportunities for the transportation sector in New Jersey. Rutgers University. [2014-06 NJ Climate Alliance 2014]

Sturgis CLA, Tucci CAE, Smythe DTC. 2014. Port recovery in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy: Improving port resiliency in the era of climate change. Center for a New American Security. [2014-11 Ports Sandy 2014]

U.S. Government Accountability Office. 2014. Energy infrastructure risks and adaptation efforts. U.S. Government Accountability Office. Report nr GOA-14-74. [2014-14 Govt Accountability CC 2014]

Wilbanks TJ, Fernandez SJ, Backus G, Garcia P, Kirshen PH, Savonis M, Solecki W, Toole GL. 2014. Climate change and infrastructure, urban systems, and vulnerabilities: Technical report for the U.S. Department of Energy in support of the National Climate Assessment. Washington, D.C.: Island Press. [2014-05 National Climate Assessment Regional Technical Input Report Series 2014]

2013

Airports Commission. 2013. Discussion paper 03: Aviation and climate change. England: Airports Commission. [2013-08 Discussion 03 Aviation 2013]

American Society of Civil Engineers. 2013. Report card for America’s infrastructure. American Society of Civil Engineers. [2013-213 ASCE Report Card 2013]

California Department of Transportation, Cambridge Systematics Inc., ESA PWA, W & S Solutions. 2013. Addressing climate change adaptation in regional transportation plans: A guide for California MPOs and RTPAs. California Department of Transportation. [2013- 21 California DOT 2013]

Caltrans. 2013. Caltrans activities to address climate change: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to impacts. California Department of Transportation. [2013-10 Caltrans Climate Change 2013]

Coastal & Marine Union (EUCC). 2013. Coastal climate change: Ports and renewable energies: Impacts, vulnerabilities, and adaptation. Coastal & Marine Union (EUCC) 22(1). [2013-12 Climate Change Ports 2013]

Culp M. 2013. Building climate resilient transportation. U.S. Department of Transportation: Federal Highway Administration. [2013-07 DOT Resilient Trans 2013]

Department of Transportation. 2013. CAPTool user guide: Using CAPTool to implement the “Costing Asset Protection: An all-hazards guide for Transportation Agencies (CAPTA)” methodology. U.S. Department of Transportation: Federal Highway Administration. Report nr FHWA-HOP-13-009. [2013-11 CAPTool user Guide 2013]

Department of Transportation. 2013. U.S. Department of Transportation climate adaptation plan. U.S. Department of Transportation. [2013-01 DOT Adaptation Plan 2013]

Downey C, Flood M, Hyman R, Keller J, Lennon J, Leonard K, McVoy G, Smith J. 2013. Strategic issues facing transportation volume 2: Climate change, extreme weather events, and the highway system: Practitioner’s guide and research report (vol 2). Cambridge Systematics, Parsons Brinckerhoff. Report nr 750. [2013-03 NCHRP Issues Facing Transportation 2013]

Gopalakrishna D, Schroeder J, Huff A, Thomas A, Leibrand A. 2013. Planning for systems management & operations as part of climate change adaptation. U.S. Department of Transportation: Federal Highway Administration. Report nr FHWA-HOP-13-030. [2013-17 Planning Management 2013]

Marine Climate Change Impacts Partnership. 2013. Climate change and the UK marine leisure industry. Marine Climate Change Impacts Partnership. [2013-22 Leisure Boating CC 2013]

Meyer M, Flood M, Keller J, Lennon J, McVoy G, Dorney C, Leonard K, Hyman R, Smith J. 2013. Climate change, extreme weather events, and the highway system (vol 1). Transportation Research Board: National Cooperative Highway Research Program. [2013-02 National Cooperative Highway 2013]

Meyer MD, Rowan E, Snow C, Choate A. 2013. Impacts of extreme weather on transportation: National symposium summary. American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. [2013-04 AASHTO 2013]

Miller JD. 2013. Infrastructure 2013: Global priorities, global insights. Washington, D.C.: Urban Land Institute; Ernst & Young. [2013-18 Infrastructure 2013 Global Priorities and Insights]

Oslakovic Irina Stipanovic, ter Maat Herbert, Hartmann Andreas and Geert Dewulf Geert. 2013. Risk assessment of climate change impacts on railway infrastructure. Engineering Project Organization Conference 2013, Devil’s Thumb Ranch, Colorado, U.S.A. Engineering Project Organization Conference. [2013-09 EPOC Railroads 2013]

The White House. 2013. Executive Order: Preparing the United States for the impacts of climate change. EO 13653. [2013-06 Executive Order White House 2013]

The White House. 2013. The President’s climate action plan. Washington, D.C.: Executive Office of the President.
Transportation Research Board. 2013. TCAPP and integrated ecological framework pilot projects: Synthesis of lessons learned. Transportation Research of the National Academies: Highway Research Program. Report nr S2-C41-RW-1. [2013-05 Executive Office of the President 2013]

U.S. Government Accountability Office. 2013. Climate change: Future federal adaptation efforts could better support local infrastructure decision makers. U.S. Government Accountability Office. [2013-20 US Accountability Office 2013]

Vergereau H. 2013. Economics of climate change adaptation and risks: Final report. Highways Agency (United Kingdom). [2013-14 UK Highways Agency 2013]

Wall TA and Meyer MD. 2013. Climate change planning in the transportation sector: A synthesis of practice. Transportation Research Board of the National Academies. Report nr E-C181. [2013-16 Risk-Based Adaptation 2013]

Zamuda C, Mignone B, Bilello D, Hallett K, Lee C, Macknick J, Newmark R, Steinberg D. 2013. U.S. energy sector vulnerabilities to climate change and extreme weather. U.S. Department of Energy. Report nr Pl-0013. [2013-19 US Department of Energy 2013]

2012

Baglin C. 2012. ACRP synthesis 33: Airport climate adaptation and resilience. Airport Cooperative Research Program; Transportation Research Board; Federal Aviation Administration; National Academy of Sciences. Report nr ACRP Synthesis 33. [2012-03 Airport Adaptation & Resilience 2012]

Baxter JR, Curtis JA, Shepherd GM. 2012. Subject: INFORMATION: Eligibility of activities to adapt to climate change and extreme weather events under the federal-aid and federal lands highway programs. U.S. Department of Transportation. [2012-05 US Transportation Memorandum 2012]

Burbank CJ, Wenger JA, Sperling D, TRB Special Task Force. 2012. Climate change and transportation: Summary of key information. Transportation Research Board of the National Academies. Report nr E-C164. [2012-01 Transp Research Circular 2012]

Clarke I, Davies C, Davies S, Dora J, Golightly C, Hjerp P, Kujawa M, de Lannoy T, Marrin A, Medarova-Bergstrom K, et al. 2012. Guidelines for project managers: Making vulnerable investments climate resilient (report for the European Commission). Acclimatise; European Commission Climate Action; COWI. [2012-04 Acclimatise 2012]

Department of Transportation. 2012. Climate change & extreme weather vulnerability assessment framework. U.S. Department of Transportation: Federal Highway Administration. [2012-11 FHWA CC Framework 2012]

Government of Nunavut. 2012. Engineering challenges for coastal infrastructure/docks with regard to climate change in Nunavut. Journeaux Assoc & Nunavut Kavamat. Report nr L-11-1472. [2012-18 Port Engineering Challenges 2012]

Horman L. 2012. ODOT climate change adaptation strategy report. Oregon Department of Transportation. [2012-15 ODOT CC 2012]

Johnson I. 2012. Adapting Vermont’s transportation infrastructure to the future impacts of climate change. Vermont Agency of Transportation. [2012-02 VT Climate Change Impacts 2012]

Lindquist K and Wendt M. 2012. Climate change adaptation and mitigation: State transportation, regional, international, local, business, utilities, insurance strategies: Synthesis. Washington State Department of Transportation. [2012-08 WSDOT Research Literature Review (1) 2012]

Lindquist K and Wendt M. 2012. Climate change adaptation and mitigation: State transportation, regional, and international strategies: Synthesis. Washington State Department of Transportation. [2012-07 WSDOT Research Literature Review (2) 2012]

MacArthur J, Mote P, Ideker J, Figliozzi M, Lee M. 2012. Climate change impact assessment for surface transportation in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium; Washington State Department of Transportation. Report nr OTREC-RR-12-01; WA-RD 772.1. [2012-16 Wash DOT 2012]

McFarlane BJ and AICP. 2012. Climate change in Hampton Roads Phase III: Sea level rise in Hampton Roads, Virginia. Hampton Roads Planning District Commission (Virginia). [2012-09 Hampton Roads 2012]

Meyer MD, Rowan E, Savonis MJ, Choate A. 2012. Integrating extreme weather risk into transportation asset management. American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. [2012-06 AASHTO 2012]

Meyers WS. 2012. Rail transportation vulnerability and resiliency to impacts of climate change and recommendations for objective measurement methods. SYSTRA Inc. [2012-17 Rail Transportation 2012]

Nemry F. 2012. Impacts of climate change in Europe: A focus on road and rail transport infrastructures. European Commission; Joint Research Centre. [2012-14 CC on Europe Rail 2012]

Nemry F and Demirel H. 2012. JRC scientific and policy reports: Impacts of climate change on transport: A focus on road and rail transport infrastructures. European Commission; Joint Research Centre. Report nr JRC72217; EUR 25553 EN. [2012-13 CC Rail Transport 2012]

Newman P and Hargrove C. 2012. The future of roads: Reducing environmental pressures, managing carbon, and considering future scenarios. Sustainable Built Environment National Research Centre (Australia). [2012-10 Future of Roads Australia 2012]

Peet K. 2012. Chicago transit authority (CTA) climate adaptation pilot: 2012 Sustainability and Public Transportation Workshop. [2012-12 CTA Workshop 2012]

2011

Department of Transportation. 2011. Impacts of climate change on U.S. public transportation: High heat projections. [2011-04 MAP Heat Projections 2011]

Department of Transportation. 2011. Impacts of climate change on U.S. public transportation: Intense precipitation and sea level rise projections. [2011-05 MAP Sea Level Rise Transportation 2011]

Manchester Airports Group. 2011. Climate change adaptation report for East Midlands Airport and Manchester Airport. Manchester Airports Group. [2011-03 Manchester Airport 2011]

McMillan T. 2011. Letter from Therese McMillan. U.S. Department of Transportation. [2011-02 Therese McMillan Letter 2011]

Staudt A and Curry R. 2011. More extreme weather and the U.S. energy infrastructure. National Wildlife Federation. [2011-01 National Wildlife Federation 2011]