Ken Kurani and Angela Sanguinetti from ITS-Davis provide a summary of eco-driving research on passenger vehicles and the implications of this research on designing effective policy interventions that achieve both fuel savings and greenhouse gas emission reductions.
Kanok Boriboonsomsin from the University of California, Riverside shared the state-of-the-knowledge on eco-driving practices and programs applied to heavy-duty trucks; the effectiveness of tested or implemented programs; and key challenges and barriers in implementing and sustaining a successful truck eco-driving program.
The conference promoted approaches that adopt a holistic view on sustainability combining the key dimensions of sustainability (economic, social, and environmental) and addressing present and future needs.
The Keck Center of the National Academies, 500 Fifth Street, NW, Washington, DC
Speakers provided an overview of findings from the white paper from Sustainable Transportation Energy Pathways Program (STEPS) and the National Center for Sustainable Transportation (NCST) that examines the feasibility of achieving an 80-in-50 target from freight transport systems, with a focus on U.S. trucking.
This presentation provided an overview of findings from a white paper from the National Center for Sustainable Transportation that examines the feasibility of achieving the target of an 80% reduction in CO2 emissions by 2050 from freight transport systems, with a focus on U.S. trucking.
The forum brought together transportation professionals, planners, and policymakers from all levels of government and from the private sector to discuss goals and strategies for short and long term funding and financing options for our local, regional, and state transportation networks.
Sacramento Council of Governments (SACOG) Boardroom, 1415 L Street #300, Sacramento, CA
This seminar summarizes the who, what, where, and when of long distance travel observed in a unique sample in order to move towards a long distance tour-based approach to data collection and modeling that more fully incorporates the complexity of spatial patterns and purpose.
Institute of Transportation Studies, Room 1103 1605 Tilia Street, Davis, CA
The UC Davis Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Research Center hosted a seminar demonstrating its free GIS Electric Vehicle Charger Planning Toolbox to plan market distribution, fast charging, and workplace charging for electric vehicles.
Speakers from the University of Vermont discussed challenges and opportunities for transportation agencies in addressing climate adaptation and present a simplified planning framework they extracted from a plethora of work nationwide.
Researchers representing the National Center for Sustainable Transportation highlighted key challenges and trends shaping transportation in the future and pathways forward for better aligning economic, environmental, and societal goals in the transportation sector.
2261 Rayburn Building – Room B-354, Washington, DC