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What does sustainability mean to MnDOT?

Sustainability is often referred to as the intersection of economy, environment, and society, which directly aligns with MnDOT's Vision of a multimodal transportation system that maximizes the health of people, the environment and our economy.

In 2016, MnDOT created a Sustainable Transportation Committee (STSC) to identify sustainability goals and incorporate sustainability into agency decision-making and business practices. The STSC is made up of 16 members of MnDOT’s executive leadership and is championed by the Deputy Commissioner.

For more information about MnDOT’s key sustainability initiatives, see the following focus areas: