ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECTS OF PROPOSED LOCOMOTIVE REGULATIONS ON GOODS TRANSPORT MODES AND LOCOMOTIVE EMISSIONS
The purpose of this study is to assess the effects of proposed locomotive emission regulation strategies on mode choice and locomotive emissions and to formulate the framework for an active market for locomotive emission reduction credits. The study included five tasks: 1) estimate commodity flow by mode; 2) calculate the contribution of emissions by goods transport mode; 3) perform a comprehensive review and evaluation of mode choice models; 4) assess the direction and magnitude of mode shifts attributable to locomotive emission regulations; and, 5) develop the framework for an active locomotive emissions market.
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- Prepared in cooperation with Abacus Technology Corp., Chevy Chase, MD. Sponsored by California State Air Resources Board, El Monte, Mobile Source Div.
Faucett (Jack) Associates5454 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1150
Chevy Chase, MD United States 20015
- Publication Date: 1996
- Pagination: 195 p.
- TRT Terms: Air quality management; Commodity flow; Locomotive operations; Mode choice
- Subject Areas: Environment; Railroads;
- Accession Number: 00730610
- Record Type: Publication
- Report/Paper Numbers: RAND-MR-614-OSTP
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Feb 3 1997 12:00AM