Transportation and the Environment: Assessments and Sustainability

This publication provides an overview of the harmful effect of various transportation modes on the environment. Transportation is a major source of energy use as it consumes most of the world's petroleum, and it is the fastest growing source of carbon dioxide. This book plays a role in the environmental impacts. The table of contents list the chapter titles as: Some Considerations on the Environmental Impact of Highway Traffic; Design of Local Roadway Infrastructure to Service Sustainable Energy Facilities; Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions through Strategic Management of Highway Pavement Roughness; Infrastructure and Automobile Shifts: Positioning Transit to Reduce Life-Cycle Environmental Impacts for Urban Sustainability Goals; The Use of Regional Advance Mitigation Planning (RAMP) to Integrate Transportation Infrastructure Impacts with Sustainability: A Perspective from the United States of America (USA); Quantifying the Total Cost of Infrastructure to Enable Environmentally Preferable Decisions: The Case of Urban Roadway Design; Sustainable Development and Airport Surface Access: The Role of Technological Innovation and Behavioral Change; Diesel Internal Combustion Engine Emissions Measurements for Methanol-Based and Ethanol-Based Biodiesel Blends; Electric Cars: Technical Characteristics and Environmental Impacts; Investigated Cold Press Oil Extraction from Non-Edible Oilseeds for Future Bio-Jet Fuels Production and An Innovative Path to Sustainable Transportation.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Web
  • Features: Figures; Photos; References;
  • Pagination: 320p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01609785
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9781771884662
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 1 2016 1:54PM