Insights by Lou Raymond

Walking school buses: Leading by example
Walking school buses: Leading by example

As a parent and planner, I wanted my community to use its transportation infrastructure, reduce traffic congestion around schools and take advantage of the built environment.

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Streamlining environmental stewardship using the <i>Red Book</i>
Streamlining environmental stewardship using the Red Book

The FHWA’s 2015 Red Book is a “how to” guide for streamlining and synchronizing NEPA.

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Planning program offers environmental benefits
Planning program offers environmental benefits

The Planning and Environmental Linkages program encourages transportation engineers, planners and decision makers to incorporate natural and human environment goals up front and early.

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Avoid environmental hurdles with strong documentation
Avoid environmental hurdles with strong documentation

As the public grows more environmentally-conscious, transportation agencies are taking extra steps to minimize impacts to the human and natural environment.

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