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Airport Sustainability Practices (2008)

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Suggested Citation:"Contents." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2008. Airport Sustainability Practices. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/13674.
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conTenTs 1 SUMMARY 3 CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Audience and Dissemination, 3 Background, 3 TRB Panel, 3 Definitions, 3 Issues Addressed, 4 Report Content, 5 6 CHAPTER TWO METHOD Literature Review, 6 Survey, 6 8 CHAPTER THREE SURVEY RESPONSE Survey Respondents, 8 Airport Authorities, 8 Geographic Location, 8 Airport Size, 8 9 CHAPTER FOUR DRIVERS, PRIORITIES, AND BARRIERS TO SUSTAINABILITY PRACTICES Existing and Future Drivers for Sustainability, 9 Sustainability Priorities, 10 Barriers to Implementation, 12 13 CHAPTER FIVE ORGANIZATIONAL GOVERNANCE OF SUSTAINABILITY Roles and Responsibilities, 13 Training, 13 Sustainability Organizations, 15 Public Reporting, 15 17 CHAPTER SIX ENVIRONMENTAL PRACTICES Environmental Sustainability Self-Assessment, 17 Measurement and Monitoring, 18 Water, 19 Air Quality, 20 Climate Change, 21 Land Use, 22 Biodiversity, 23 Materials, 24 Waste Management, 24 Noise Pollution and Aesthetics, 25 Energy, 26 Green Building, 27

29 CHAPTER SEVEN ECONOMIC PRACTICES Economic Sustainability Self-Assessment, 29 Local and Responsible Economic Practices, 30 Community Contributions, 31 Valuing Sustainability, 31 Sustainability Research and Development, 32 Incentives for Sustainable Behavior, 32 34 CHAPTER EIGHT SOCIAL PRACTICES Social Sustainability Self-Assessment, 34 Stakeholder Relationships, 35 Employee Practices and Procedures, 36 Transportation, 36 Accessibility, 38 Local Identity, Culture, and Heritage, 38 Indoor Environmental Quality, 39 Employee Well-Being, 39 Passenger Well-being, 40 41 CHAPTER NINE CONCLUSIONS 43 REFERENCES 46 APPENDIX A AIRPORT SUSTAINABILITY PRACTICES SURVEY 93 APPENDIX B MANAGEMENT PERFORMANCE SCALE 94 APPENDIX C LIST OF 25 AIRPORTS RESPONDING TO SURVEY 95 APPENDIX D LIST OF SUSTAINABILITY PRACTICES CAPTURED BY SURVEY

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TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Synthesis 10: Airport Sustainability Practices explores airport sustainability practices across environmental, economic, and social issues.

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