TRANSPORTATION AND AIR QUALITY

This report summarizes a Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) seminar on key issues in air quality and transportation planning held last year (1991)--supplemented by an individual perspective on findings which have emerged during the year since the seminar. The report is organized as follows: Part A--Air Quality and Transportation Planning: An Assessment of Recent Developments, by G. Harvey and E. Deakin; and Part B--Summary of Presentations. Part A covers the following: Introduction; Methods for Reducing Mobile Source Emissions; Vehicle Technology; Land Use; Pricing; Summary; Integration of Transportation and Air Quality; Conclusions; Research Needs; and Resources. Part B covers these topics: Introduction to the Transportation and Air Quality Problem; Effectiveness of Transportation Control Measures in Reducing VMT, Trips, and Emissions; Air Quality Strategies Not Controlled by Highway Decision Makers; Issues of Highway Capacity and VMT, Trips, and Emissions; Air Quality, the Transportation Planning Process, New Control Measures, and Improvements to Forecasting Models; and Summary and Interpretations.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This summary report is Number 5 in the Federal Highway Administration's Searching for Solutions: A Policy Discussion Series.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Federal Highway Administration

    Office of Policy Development, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1992-8

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 36 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00625058
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-PL-92-029
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI, USDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 8 1993 12:00AM