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Introduction to TAC’s Sustainability Considerations for Bridges Guide

Based on contents from TAC’s Sustainability Considerations for Bridges Guide

EVENT: Live Webinar
DATE: Thursday, December 8, 2016
TIME: 1:00-2:00 PM ET
COST: TAC Member $129 /Non-Member $159

 

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This webinar provides participants with an introduction to TAC’s recently-published Sustainability Considerations for Bridges Guide (SCBG).  Most authorities recognize that sustainability and its many aspects, including safety, durability, and aesthetics, needs to be considered when making decisions and meeting performance measures sought by stakeholders.  The webinar will present the content and structure of the SCBG, and demonstrate how to help transportation agencies and bridge professionals improve the sustainable benefits of their projects.

Special Promotion

Webinar registrants purchasing copies of TAC’s Sustainability Considerations for Bridges Guide (2015) will receive a one-time, 15% discount on copies purchased in print (PTM-SCBG-E) and e-book (PTM-SCBG-E-EBK) formats.  A special promo code will be provided as part of the confirmation email webinar registration. Offer valid until 2016-12-30.

Agenda

  • PART 1: Introduction to sustainability
  • PART 2: Sustainability objectives of the SCBG
  • PART 3: Sustainability practices of the SCBG
  • PART 4: How to apply objectives and practices in a project
  • PART 5: Questions and answers

Learning Objectives

  • Communicate scope and content of the TAC Guide
  • Describe TAC’s sustainability objectives
  • Explain sustainability practices
  • Demonstrate how to apply objectives and practices in a project

Target Audience

Bridge engineers, transportation planners and transportation agencies looking to improve sustainable benefits of bridges from the planning stage to implementation, use, and ultimately reuse.

Presenter

Clark Gunter, Senior Project Manager, WSP | MMM Group Limited
With over 21 years’ experience in sustainability and environmental management in the public and private sectors, Clark has led the development of TAC’s Canadian Guide for Greener Roads and the Sustainability Considerations for Bridge Guide.  He has undertaken sustainability assessments, developed sustainability plans for infrastructure projects, and advised transportation agencies on sustainability frameworks. Clark was the first in Canada to be accredited Sustainable Transportation Professional by the Greenroads Foundation and is a Sustainability Professional and Project Verifier with the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure.  He is a member of the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario and the American Public Transportation Association’s Sustainability Committee.

 

 

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