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    The Oregon Department of Transportation is a leader in sustainability planning and initiatives. A sustainable transportation system provides people with model choices and sustains access to goods and services while addressing environmental and community needs. ODOT's Sustainability Program tracks performance measures for internal operations and leads new sustainability initiatives across the department's various business lines.
Sustainability at ODOT Spotlight

Sustainability as a Core Value

For ODOT sustainability means balancing economic, environmental and community well-being in a manner that protects the needs of current and future generations.
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ODOT Sustainability Plan

ODOT's Sustainability Plan sets out the Vision, Goals, Strategies and Performance Measures for internal operations.
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Tracking Performance

Annual Progress Reports: The ODOT Sustainability Program Progress Report highlights sustainability initiatives being implemented at ODOT and demonstrate how the agency is meeting its goals for managing internal operations.
Read the full 2014 report (pdf)

Sustainability Index: This report shows the percent of ODOT sustainability performance measures maintaining steady or trending positive.
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Livable Communities

ODOT's programs support economically vibrant and livable communities, where people have a variety of transportation choices and are better connected to essential services.

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Energy Management

ODOT is taking a comprehensive approach to managing energy in its facilities, lowering costs and lessening the impact on the environment.
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Planning for Climate Change

ODOT's Climate change initiatives are working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and develop strategies for how to adapt to future climate impacts.
ODOT's Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Options Study (pdf)
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Sustainable Purchasing

ODOT is developing procurement best practices that will help increase awareness and guide purchasing of more recycled and non-toxic products.
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Sustainability in Project Delivery

Working to design and construct projects in a sustainable manner.
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 Program Related Sites

Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure
Maintenance Environmental Management System (EMS)
OReGO Road Usage Charge Program
Solar Highway Program
Transportation Options
Geo-Environmental Services
Asset Management
Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)
Bicycle and Pedestrian Program
Transportation & Growth Management Program
Passenger Rail Program
Motor Carrier Greenlight Program
DMV Online Services
Transportation Safety Programs
Office of Civil Rights