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TRB 91st Annual Meeting (January 22-26, 2012)
Emerging Trends in Addressing Mobile Source Air Pollution
Jan 23 2012 1:30PM- 3:15PM
Hilton, Georgetown West
Powering the Future: the Road to Cleaner Transportation (P12-6397)
As our nation recovers from recession, it faces long-term challenges to its economy and quality of life. Events half a world away impact our economy with higher fuel costs, traffic congestion steals millions of hours of productivity, cities struggle to accommodate growth without degrading livability, electricity supplies must be augmented, and air pollution shortens lives and causes thousands of lost school and work days every year. Meeting the air quality challenge offers an opportunity to address many of these concerns. To attain air quality standards required by federal law, regions will need to transition from traditional combustion of fossil fuels in cars, trucks and factories, to broad use of clean energy such as electricity. Panelists will discuss how clean energy solutions can benefit our economy, mobility, energy security and climate and the efforts currently being tackled by various local agencies.
Wallerstein, Barry R., South Coast Air Quality Management District
Holmes, John M., Port of Los Angeles
Nigro, Nick , Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
Transportation Research Board. 500 Fifth St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
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