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Transportation Sector Organizations

Organizations that work on adaptation in the transportation sector are listed below.

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100 Resilient Cities

100 Resilient Cities (100RC), pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation, was a non-profit organization dedicated to helping cities around the world become more resilient to the physical, social, and economic challenges that are a growing part of the 21st century. 100RC supported the adoption and incorporation of a view of resilience that includes not just the shocks - earthquakes, fires, floods, etc. - but also the stresses that weaken the fabric of a city on a day to day or cyclical basis - high unemployment, endemic violence, chronic food and water shortages, etc.




American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

AASTHO is a nonprofit, nonpartisan association representing highway and transportation departments in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. It represents all five transportation modes: air, highways, public transportation, rail, and water. AASHTO serves as a liaison between state departments of transportation and the Federal government, and provides technical leadership and assistance to states. AASHTO's policy development, standards setting, and technical activities are the product of volunteer state department of transportation personnel who work through the organization's committee structure.




Cambridge Systematics

Cambridge Systematics is a for-profit company which provides policy and planning solutions, objective analysis, and technology applications, helping clients meet future transportation needs while improving the performance of existing infrastructure and operations. They provide a Transportation Climate Change Policy and Planning service and have used this service for extensive policy work with Federal and state agencies. This service integrates climate change considerations into agencies’ strategic policy development – addressing GHG mitigation as well as preparing for the effects of climate change.




Center for Social Inclusion

The mission of the Center for Social Inclusion (CSI) is to catalyze communities, governments, and other institutions to address structural racial inequity and create equitable outcomes for all. Its primary strategies include: policy and research, institutional change, capacity-building, and shifting the dominant narrative about race.




Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE)

The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) conducts programs to mitigate the impacts of surface transportation on the environment, through research, education, and technology. CTE is a project of the University Transportation Centers Program, administered by the Research and Innovative Technology Administration of the U. S. Department of Transportation. CTE's Climate Change Initiative has conducted adaptation research such as the "Impacts of Climate Change on Transportation Infrastructure Design.




Cleveland Neighborhood Progress

Cleveland Neighborhood Progress is a local community development funding intermediary that has invested in community revitalization work in Greater Cleveland, Ohio, since 1988. Its mission is to foster inclusive communities of choice and opportunity throughout Cleveland, and its primary goals include pursuing racial equity, place-making, economic opportunity, support for high-capacity community development corporations, and climate resiliency.




Climate Justice Alliance

The Climate Justice Alliance (CJA) is a collaborative of more than 35 community-based and movement support organizations uniting frontline communities to forge a scalable and socio-economically just transition away from an extractive economy towards local living economies to address the root causes of climate change. CJA is rooted in Indigenous, African American, Latino, Asian Pacific Islander, and working-class white communities throughout the US. CJA seeks to strengthen relationships between community-based organizations, environmentalists, labor unions, food sovereignty/sustainable agriculture groups, and other sectors of society.




Environmental Health Coalition

Environmental Health Coalition (EHC) is dedicated to achieving environmental and social justice in the San Diego/Tijuana region of California. Through leadership development, organizing, and advocacy, EHC empowers residents to achieve public policies that improve the health of children, families, neighborhoods and the natural environment.




Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

A division of the U. S. Department of Transportation specializing in highway transportation, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is committed to improving transportation mobility and safety while protecting the environment, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and preparing for climate change effects on transportation systems. They initiate and disseminate climate change related research, while providing technical assistance to stakeholders. The FHWA is also involved in climate change initiatives with the U.




Federal Transit Administration (FTA)

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is one of 11 operating administrations within the U. S. Department of Transportation with over 500 employees located in Washington, DC and 10 regional offices across the nation. The FTA works with public transportation providers and other key stakeholders to implement strategies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector. In addition to FTA’s grant programs, FTA’s technical assistance is another key part of the agency’s efforts to respond to climate change.