How Can Sustainability Initiatives Be Effective?

American Public Transportation Association


Wednesday, August 9, 2017
8:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. CDT

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Agencies have been adopting Environmental & Sustainability Management System (ESMS) as part of their operations to improve agency performance in sustainability. Hear from this panel of speakers, all of whom participated in Virginia Tech's Environmental and Sustainability Management System Institute, as they share specific agency experiences in advancing relatable and actionable initiatives, overcoming many challenges, and building on the lessons learned.


Robert Frazier

Environmental Manager, Maryland Transit Administration, Baltimore, MD Read More

Dr. Emmanuel Battad Liban, P.E.

Co-Chair, Sustainability Commitment Signatories Subcommittee; Executive Officer, Environmental Compliance and Sustainability, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Los Angeles, CA Read More

Antoinette Quagliata, LEED AP

Environmental Protection Specialist, Federal Transit Administration, Washington, DC Read More

Bob Hastings, FAIA

Agency Architect, Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon (TriMet), Portland, OR Read More

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