finance

Assessing Transportation Financing Options from a GHG Perspective

  • Principal Investigator Debbie Niemeier, Ph.D.
  • 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

Local Finance and Planning Mechanisms for Transit-Oriented Development, Transit, and Active Transport

  • Principal Investigator Elisa Barbour, Ph.D.
  • University of California, Davis
This project will address the lack of systematic research on the topic by (1) identifying common TOD and transit/AT financing tools-in-use, (2) conducting a survey and interviews with local planners, (3) analyzing findings in connection to characteristics and motivations distinguishing localities, and (4) assessing financing and planning strategies more intensively in case study cities useful for considering best practices.
Project Status
Complete

Personal Vehicle Ownership and Operating Cost Calculator

  • Principal Investigator Daejin Kim
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
This project developed a tool that can help the public better understand the total cost of owning and operating a personal vehicle over the lifetime of that vehicle, from vehicle purchase to vehicle disposal.
Project Status
Complete