Can freeway infrastructure projects have a greenhouse gas emission benefit by improving travel speeds and reducing tailpipe emissions? Explore the corridor level results of three project case studies using different modeling approaches.
Increasing numbers of phenomena have disrupted our transportation system recently, and many of them have resulted in inequitable impacts on communities. We explored these dynamics in the realm of transportation equity.
Our FP Think group completed development of the new, customizable TrendLab+ 2020 tool for forecasting travel demand effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our further advancement of the TrendLab+ 2020 tool led to the discovery of several important results related to vehicle miles traveled and transit ridership.
The necessary resolve and adaptation we must employ in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic raises more complex questions when planning for natural disasters and other climate phenomena, all of which have their own challenges. Adapting our responses to hurricanes and wildfires during pandemic conditions requires staying diligently informed and strategically considering new approaches to preparation and planning.
Several aspects of travel have changed considerably amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and we’re noticing some startling trends. In response, we’ve developed a new TrendLab+ 2020 version of our tool. Explore the tool, the process, and our beta test of four scenarios in this special preview.
CEQA’s July 1 deadline is swiftly approaching, making it increasingly important to be able to understand and navigate all types of VMT calculations. Our new quick-reference VMT lexicon makes that easier. Explore it now here.