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U.S. Department of Transportation's Vulnerability Assessment Scoring Tool (VAST)


The U. S. Department of Transportation's Vulnerability Assessment Scoring Tool (VAST) is an Excel-based tool* designed to help transportation planners conduct a quantitative, indicator-based screening of transportation system vulnerabilities to climate stressors. It is intended for use by state departments of transportation (DOTs), metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs), and other transportation organizations and agencies, to help these agencies efficiently assess vulnerabilities and prioritize assets.

Related Organizations: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

Resource Category: Data and tools


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USGCRP Global Climate Change Impacts in the US - Transportation

June 2009

This report is one of seven sector-specific chapters from the United States Global Change Research Program's 2009 National Climate Assessment, "Global Climate Change Impacts in the U. S. "  The 'Transportation' chapter presents current and projected impacts to the U. S. transportation system from climate change. Primarily the effects of climate change on infrastructure, such as highways, air strips, and port facilities, are described in detail. Regional case studies demonstrating these types of impacts from extreme weather events in the recent past are included.

Related Organizations: U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP)

Resource Category: Assessments


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