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Agency Definition of Sustainability Progra ms/ Offices Highlighted Notes/Highlights Oregon Dep artment of Transportation (ODOT) Using, developing, and protecting resources in a manner that enables people to meet current needs while providing for future generations to meet their needs, from the joint perspective of environment, economic, and community objectives. • Sustainability Plan ODOT is institutionalizing the concept o f sustainability through the development of an integrated strategic sustainability program and an implemented sustainability plan.

Agency Definition of Sustainability Programs/Offices Highlighted Notes/Highlights California Department of Transportation Ensuring that environmental, social, health, and economic considerations are factored into decisions about transportation activities. • Smart Mobility Caltrans is managing many programs that relate to aspects of sustainability and span regional and statewide levels. They are relatively well advanced in measuring these concepts. The agency is working to begin to implement projects that will bring to fruition those goals and objectives identified in the strategic planning and policy documents.

Various other tools and resources, such as a compendium of performance measures (included in Appendix B and as an electronic spreadsheet on the CD-ROM that accompanies this 47 48 A Guidebook for Sustainability Performance Measurement for Transportation Agencies guidebook), a sustainability checklist, and information about existing performance measurement programs and best practices further support the guidance provided. The presentation materials included on the CD-ROM can also be used by your agency to develop an interactive workshop or gathering of a working group to develop performance measures.

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