Institutional Change

Assessing Transportation Financing Options from a GHG Perspective

  • Principal Investigator Debbie Niemeier
  • University of California, Davis
This white paper synthesizes the major transportation funding mechanisms currently being used or discussed in the U.S. and Europe, and characterizes the state of knowledge with respect to their ability to also enhance the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.
Project Status
Complete

Building and Measuring Community Resilience

  • Principal Investigator Gyanendra Chaudhary
  • University of California, Davis
The objective of this project will be to analyze and explore the current literature available on resilient transportation, especially with regards to climate change and extreme weather events.
Project Status
In Progress

Career Pathways for Transportation Sector Climate Adaption Professionals

  • Principal Investigator Jonathan Dowds
  • University of Vermont
This project documents key skill profiles and competency sets needed for a career in transportation sector climate adaptation, as well as the educational and training opportunities available for developing these proficiencies.
Project Status
In Progress

Climate Adaption for State DOTS and Local Agencies

  • Principal Investigator Lisa Aultman-Hall
  • University of Vermont
This white paper reviews the state of the practice and knowledge for climate adaptation processes at state departments of transportation and local transportation agencies. It also has interviews with stakeholders and reviews of recent literature.
Project Status
Complete

Federal Road Charge Tax Administration Process

  • Principal Investigator Alan Jenn
  • University of California, Davis
This project aims to understand current federal road funding, with the aim of facilitating a transition between a traditional fuel tax and a road charge mechanism.
Project Status
In Progress