Committee on Environment and Sustainability

What AASHTO's Environmental Technical Assistance Program Does

The Environmental Technical Assistance Program (ETAP) is a critical resource for state departments of transportation that provides cost-effective services and timely information to assist state DOTs in addressing environmental challenges.

Supplies AASHTO members with the tools and resources necessary to enhance their department’s program delivery, environmental streamlining, and environmental stewardship.

Allows AASHTO staff to collaborate with the state DOTs and other topical experts to develop comments on relevant proposed federal legislation, regulations, and guidance

What AASHTO's Environmental Technical Assistance Program Provides

Opportunities for partnership building and collaborative problem solving among state and federal transportation and environmental organizations.

The ability to participate in environmental conferences of national importance. This includes the CES Annual Meeting, as well as other eligible, topical meetings.

Support in the development of comment letters to federal agencies on proposed rules and guidance, including topics such as stormwater, wetlands, air quality, and historic resources.

AASHTO Liaison
Melissa Savage
Director Center for Environmental Excellence

Phillip Burgoyne-Allen
Associate Program Manager, Environment & Active Transportation

Jennifer Billo
Program Specialist for Environment