Transport Toolkit

Transport Toolkit

Developing strategies for clean, efficient transport

The Low Emission Transport Toolkit supports development planners, technical experts, and decision-makers at national and local levels to plan and implement low emission transport systems that support economic growth. This toolkit helps users navigate a variety of resources to identify the most effective tools to build and implement low emission development strategies (LEDS) for the transport sector.

Globally, the transport sector is responsible today for approximately 23% of total energy-related carbon dioxide emissions, and its emissions are increasing at a rate faster than that of any other sector. With countries and cities facing a rising need for transport services over the coming decades, governments have a unique opportunity to meet this demand and enable economic growth while minimizing greenhouse gas emissions through the implementation of comprehensive policies, behavioral change, and adoption of energy efficient technologies for the transport sector.

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Fueleconomy.gov

This comprehensive website provides information about vehicle fuel economy estimates, greenhouse gas emissions from passenger vehicles, benefits of improved fuel economy, as well as resources related to alternative fuels and advanced vehicles. Users can access current and past Fuel Economy Guide publications.

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Fuel choices for public transport: Environmental demands and efficiency

This position paper discusses various fuel options for public transport and provides related recommendations for agencies, operators, and vehicle and energy providers.

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Fuel cell economic development plan hydrogen roadmap

This report assesses the market conditions for fuel cell and hydrogen technology and analyzes Connecticut’s hydrogen and fuel cell industry. The report also discusses challenges and proposed solutions for the deployment of hydrogen and fuel cell technology

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Fuel cell buses in U.S. transit fleets: Current status 2016

This document includes results and experiences from several U.S. fuel cell electric bus evaluation projects.

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Fuel cell buses U.S. transit fleets: Current Status 2014

This document includes results and experiences from several U.S. fuel cell electric bus evaluation projects.

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Fuel cell buses in U.S. transit fleets: Current status 2012

This document includes results and experiences from several U.S. fuel cell electric bus evaluation projects.

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Fuel cell buses in U.S. transit fleets: Current status 2010

This report provides the results from the fifth year of operation of fuel cell buses operating at AC Transit, SunLine, and CTTRANSIT. The achievements and challenges of this bus design, implementation, and operation are presented in this report with a focus on the next steps for implementing larger numbers of fuel cell buses and new and different designs of fuel cell buses.

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Fuel cell bus program

Prepared by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Office of Research, Demonstration, and Innovation (TRI), this report summarizes the accomplishments of fuel-cell-transit-bus-related research and demonstrations projects supported by FTA through 2011. It catalogs fuel cell electric bus research projects in the United States and describes their impact on commercialization of fuel cell power systems and electric propulsion for transit buses. Few barriers remain to reaching full commercialization of fuel cell electric buses. This report documents progress toward overcoming these barriers.

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Fuel cell bus club

This demonstration of 33 fuel cell powered buses included development of hydrogen production and fueling infrastructure; and information exchange regarding bus experiences under different operating conditions.