This publication which focuses on federal energy programs and community energy initiatives, pays particular attention, in this issue, to the transportation aspects of energy consumption. The President's (Carter's) program for energy efficiency is presented and difficult choices concerning the future of the automobile are discussed. The DOT Secretary's (Goldschmidt) view of the challenges of the 1980's are presented, as well as articles on automobile fuel conservation, gasoline rationing, and electric vehicles. Public transit aspects are also discussed including trolley transport and ridesharing. Creative alternatives such as bicycles, the human motor and solar-powered vehicles are examined. Future fuels such as alcohols are also discussed.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Department of Energy

    Office of Consumer Affairs
    Washington, DC  United States  20585
  • Publication Date: 1980-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: 47 p.
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00322700
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 9 1982 12:00AM