Transportation Policy Ben Beyer, Elyzabeth Earnley, Scott Grossman, Charlotte Morales, and Bryn Richards What renewable technologies or policies appear to be most promising in the reduction of air pollution related to transportation?
What role should mass transit and urban planning play in dealing with transportation problems?
Pros dealing with transportation problems?
Reduce emissions (Nitrogen Oxide (NO) and Carbon Monoxide (CO) reduced by 90% compared to diesel).
Natural gas cheaper than Petrol
90% of emissions is methane
Not cost effective for passenger vehicles
Buses cost 15-20% more than diesel buses
Louisiana Dept. Natural ResourcesCompressed Natural Gas (CNG)
Without sacrificing other essential human or ecological values today or in the future