Energy and Global Climate Change 2012
TRB’s Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2287 consists of 21 papers that explore driving distance of electric vehicles; charging choices for plug-in hybrid electric vehicles in 2030; emission reduction technologies for large fleets; electric vehicles in rural states; energy use by plug-in hybrid electric vehicles; high-coverage point-to-point transit; second life for plug-in vehicle batteries; projection of biofuel; carbon footprints for public transportation agencies; San Francisco, California greenhouse gas reductions in the transportation sector; and China’s recent transit priority policies.
This issue of the TRR also examines transport activity, energy use, and carbon footprint in Mexico City, Mexico; transportation control measures on travel activity and emissions; relationships among power, weight, and acceleration in U.S. light-duty vehicles; proposed vehicle fuel economy standards in the United States for 2017 to 2025; fuel efficiency standards for light- and heavy-duty pickup trucks; power demand of electric vehicles in Flanders, Belgium; plug-in electric vehicles in California; public education on ecodriving; and life-cycle greenhouse gas emissions of materials used in road construction
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