Can Eco-labeling Motorcoaches Encourage Greener Travel?

Can Eco-labeling Motorcoaches Encourage Greener Travel? Principal Investigator: Dr. Lisa C. Chase (VT Tourism Data Center) Co-Investigator: Dr. Chyi-Lyi (Kathleen) Liang (Community Development and Applied Economics) Funding Agency: US DOT Project Summary Dr. Lisa Chase of the Vermont Tourism Data Center, a research partner with the TRC, contends that with their … Continue reading

Driver Behavior

Driver Behavior Principal Investigator: James Sullivan Funding Agency: US DOT Project Summary In this project, we assess the benefits of reducing or eliminating idling by privately-owned vehicle (POVs) in Vermont by seeking data on the extent and seasonal variation of idling. The objectives of this project are to answer the … Continue reading

Modeling Vehicle Choice to Assess Potential GHG Emission Gains

Modeling Vehicle Choice to Assess Potential GHG Emission Gains Principal Investigators: Lisa Aultman-Hall and Brian Lee Funding Agency: US DOT Project Summary Achieving increased transportation efficiency and minimizing transportation greenhouse gas emissions in a rural state is challenging. Trip lengths are most often too long for biking or walking modes. … Continue reading