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Operational and vehicular strategies for reducing fuel consumption and Green House Gas emissions from trucking

Description: "Reducing fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions is becoming increasingly important in the United States, and new legislation can be expected in the near future that will affect trucks either directly or indirectly. This work is a qualitative examination of operational strategies for reducing fuel consumption from freight trucking, and also compares them with vehicular strategies. A focus is placed on who implements, benefits from, and pays for each strategy, and what type of trucking each strategy is applicable to."
Date: August 2011
Creator: Walton, C. Michael & Thompson, Melissa Renee
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Examining the Market Potential for Natural-Gas Powered Trucks: Barriers and Opportunities for Promoting Environmental Sustainability and Economic Prosperity

Description: Report on the potential of natural-gas-powered trucks for increasing environmental sustainability and potential barriers to implementation of natural-gas fueled trucks.
Date: August 2014
Creator: Hazlett, Ryan & Cresswell, Lauren
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The Effect of the City of Houston Transit Corridor Ordinance on Development along METRO's Light Rail Corridors

Description: Report on developers response to the City of Houston's ordinance to encourage development of pedestrian friendly resources in areas along the METRO light rail line.
Date: October 2014
Creator: Hassell, Walter; Lewis, Carol Abel, Ph.D.; Auzenne, Jennifer & Texas Southern University. Center for Transportation Training and Research
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Impact of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) on Freight Flows in the Texas-Louisiana Megaregion

Description: This report examines the benefits of maintaining the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW). The GIWW is comprised of five states. The report contains a historical background, current conditions, barge safety, increase of funding, and summaries of findings and recommendations.
Date: June 2015
Creator: Harrison, Robert
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Forecasting the Impacts of Shale Gas Developments on Public Health and Transportation Systems on Both Sides of the Mexico-U.S. Border

Description: Report on an improvement of the Bayesian system for forecasting the impact of shale gas development on public health and transportation systems on both sides of the Mexico-U.S. border near the Eagle Ford formation.
Date: August 2015
Creator: Medina-Cetina, Zenon & Varela, Patricia
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The Impact of the Conversion of Incandescent Bulbs to LED Light Source in Traffic Signals in Houston: A Step Toward Sustainable Control Devices

Description: Report on the impact of conversion of traffic lights from incandescent bulbs to LEDs and its impact on sustainability and costs using Houston as a case study.
Date: June 2015
Creator: Godazi, Khosro; Miller, Alexandra & Goodwin, Ronald E., Ph.D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department