PACKAGING TRANSPORTATION ELEMENTS TO MEET ENERGY GOALS

The need too consider energy in the development of transportation plans and programs is a relatively new development. The relation between the national energy problem and state and local actions is not widely understood. This paper discusses the Federal Energy Administration's program to support the development and implementation of state energy conservation plans and describes the required and optional transportation elements of such plans. It identifies various actions that can be instituted at the state, local, and regional levels. Finally, it discusses the trade-offs that may have to be made in developing the transportation programs to meet energy, air quality, and other objectives. /Author/

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    • From TRB Special Report No. 172, Transportation System Management, proceedings of a conference held November 7-10, 1976, conducted by the Transportation Research Board, and sponsored by the Urban Mass Transportation Administration and the Federal Highway Administration of the U.S. DOT in cooperation with the Institute of Transportation Engineers. Distribution, posting, or copying of this PDF is strictly prohibited without written permission of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences. Unless otherwise indicated, all materials in this PDF are copyrighted by the National Academy of Sciences. Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
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    • Berwager, Sydney D
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  • Publication Date: 1977

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  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: pp 118-122
  • Monograph Title: TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM MANAGEMENT
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  • Accession Number: 00179108
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Sep 14 1978 12:00AM