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The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is committed to providing environmentally sustainable transportation solutions.
Context Sensitive Solutions (CSS) is a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach that involves all stakeholders to develop a transportation facility.
Low impact development (LID) is a sustainable stormwater management approach that is used to restore the natural ability of an urban site to absorb stormwater.
The District’s Green Alley Projects are designed to reduce the quantity and improve the quality of storm water within the city’s right-of-way (ROW).
DDOT is committed to achieving an exceptional quality of life in the nation’s capital through sustainable travel practices, improved air and water quality, safer streets and outstanding access to goods and services.
An Environmental Assessment is an environmental analysis to determine whether a federal action would significantly affect the environment and thus require a more detailed environmental impact statement.
DDOT is taking additional steps in promoting environmentally sustainability in its daily operations and has completed two key climate change initiatives: the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory and the Climate Change Adaptation Plan.