What is Sustainability?
The definition of sustainability used by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the United Nations comes from a 1987 report by the UN Commission on the Environment and Development. According to the report, sustainability is “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” The report establishes three pillars for sustainability and the areas that they encompass:
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To provide transportation professionals and the public with the tools and education to
facilitate a safer and more inclusive sustainable transportation system.
Our vision is to advance equitable, economical, and environmental transportation across Oregon
through knowledge sharing and supporting individuals, organizations, and projects.
What is Greenroads?
- a rating system for building sustainable transportation projects
- an education platform for training seminars, online learning, and professional credentials to become a certified "Sustainable Transportation Professional" (STP)
- an elite global community of transportation professionals, public agencies, and other organizations to connect with