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Who is Involved?
FHWA will host a PEL for Historic Preservation Webinar to present results of a recent nationwide study to identify best practices for integrating planning and environmental reviews for projects affecting historic resources.
What is a Planning and Environment Linkage?
Planning and Environment Linkages (PEL) represents a collaborative and integrated approach to transportation decision-making that 1) considers environmental, community, and economic goals early in the transportation planning process, and 2) uses the information, analysis, and products developed during planning to inform the environmental review process.
Benefits of Planning and Environment Linkages
State and local agencies can achieve significant benefits by incorporating environmental and community values into transportation decisions early in planning and carrying these considerations through project development and delivery. Benefits include: