These are our published writings about Greenroads and some related work.
We've written a number of articles for various scholarly journals and conferences. Here is a short list of some of our favorites.
Note: Most of these are cited in TRB format and would need to be adjusted to match APA or MLA styles for references.
Lew, J.B.; Anderson, J.L. and Muench, S.T. (2016). Informing Roadway Sustainability Practices Using Greenroads Certified Project Data. Accepted for publication in Transportation Research Record.
Anderson, J. and Muench, S.T (2013). Sustainability Trends Measured by Greenroads Rating System. Transportation Research Record 2357. TRB, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., pp. 24-32.
Muench, S.T.; Scarsella, M.; Bradway, M.; Hormann, L. and Cornell, L. (2012). Evaluating a Project-Based Roadway Sustainability Rating System for Public Agency Use. Transportation Research Record 2285. TRB, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., pp. 8-18.
Muench, S.T.; Armstrong, A. and Allen, B. (2012). Sustainable Roadway Design and Construction in the Federal Lands Highway Program. Transportation Research Record 2171. TRB, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., pp. 19-30.
Muench, S.T.; Anderson, J.L. and Bevan, T.(2010). Greenroads: A Sustainability Rating System for Roadways. International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, Vol. 3, No. 5, pp. 270-279.
Muench, S.T.; Anderson, J.L. and Soderlund, M. (2010). Greenroads: a sustainability performance metric for roadways. Journal of Green Building, Vol. 5, No. 2. pp. 114-128.
Refereed Publications in Conference Proceedings or Other Articles
Muench, S.T.; Kosonen, H.;.Veeravigrom, M.; Yamaura, J.; Lew, J.B. (2016). Quantifying the Sustainability Scope of Roadway Sustainability Rating Systems. Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting, 10-14 January 2016, National Research Council, Washington, D.C.
Muench, S.T.; Kosonen, H.;.Veeravigrom, M.; and Yamaura, J. (2015). What They Want You to Do: Identifying the Scope and Priorities of Roadway Sustainability Rating Systems. Transportation Research Board 94th Annual Meeting, 11-15 January 2015, National Research Council, Washington, D.C.
Veeravigrom, M.; Muench, S.T. and Kosonen, H. (2015). A Global Framework for Sustainable Roadway Rating Systems. Transportation Research Board 94th Annual Meeting, 11-15 January 2015, National Research Council, Washington, D.C.
Muench, S.T.; Anderson, J.L. and Bevan, T. (2010). Greenroads: A Sustainability Performance Metric for Roadways. 16th International Road Federation (IRF) World Road Meeting, 25-28 May 2010, Lisbon, Portugal.
Muench, S.T.; Soderlund, M. and Willoughby, K.A. (2008). Green Roads: an Environmental Rating System for Road Design and Construction. Proceedings of the International ISAP Symposium: Asphalt Pavements and the Environment, 18-20 August 2008, Zurich, Switzerland, pp. 611-622.
Soderlund, M.; Muench, S.T.; Willoughby, K.; Uhlmeyer, J. and Weston, J. (2008). Green Roads: A Sustainability Rating System for Roadways. Presented at the Transportation Research Board’s 2008 Annual Meeting, 13-17 January 2008, Washington, D.C.
Lew, J.; Muench, S.T.; Anderson, J. and Weiland, C. (2013). Assessment and Update of TIB Urban Program and Small City Preservation Program Part 1: Urban Arterial Program. Transportation Improvement Board (TIB), Olympia, WA.
Muench, S.T.; Anderson, J.L. (2009). Greenroads: A sustainability performance metric for roadway design and construction. WA-RD 725.1 and TNW 2009-13. Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and Transportation Northwest Regional Center X (TransNow), Seattle, WA.
Here are some of the topics on which we have written that we used for developing some of the Greenroads credits, background and philosophy.
Martinez-Caraballo1, E.; Redruello, I.; Gonzalez, M.J.; Muench, S.T.; Garcia Navarro, J. (2012). Quantity of CO2 Emissions in the Life Cycle of a Highway. Eighth International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic, and Social Sustainability, 10-12 January 2012, Vancouver, BC.
Muench, S.T.; Mahoney, J.P.; Wataru, W.; Chong, L. and Romanowski, J. (2007). Best Practices for Long-Lasting Low-Volume Pavements. Journal of Infrastructure Systems, Vol. 13, No. 4. pp. 311-320.
Muench, S.T.; Mahoney, J.P.; Pierce, L.M.; Uhlmeyer, J. and Anderson, K. (2006). The Evolution of Long-Life Concrete Pavements in Washington State. Proceedings of the International Conference on Long-Life Concrete Pavements, 24-27 October 2006, Chicago, IL.
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