• March 4th, 2016

"Methodologies to estimate CO2 or pollution reductions from public transit TRIMET"

Paper, Order, or Assignment Requirements

The initial goal is to explore possible improvement that are implemented now a days as well as future development of public transit “TRIMET” specifically to reduce pollution and improving air quality in the united states and specially THE STATE OF OREGON.
try to estimate for example how much CO2 or pollution is reduced in Portland by TriMet.

There are national databases that also have some data about energy consumption /emissions associated to public transportation by agency/city.

•Evidence of preliminary library and literature research. This should include a list of library references (minimum of ten relevant peer
-reviewed, archival, referred journal articles or
technical reports).

•NOTE: The references must be submitted using the proper TRB reference format

–Data:
DATA AND AT LEAST 5 GRAPHS SHOULD BE CREATED FOR THIS PAPER.

– good sources for finding transportation journal articles and other documents are:
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National Transportation Library
https://ntl.bts.gov/
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TRID Online
https://trid.trb.org/

REGARDING DATA FOR CO2 AND GAS CONSUMPTION BY BUSSES BELOW IS A GOOD RESOURCE OF DATA :
APTA:
https://www.apta.com/resources/statistics/Pages/default.aspx

https://www.rita.dot.gov/bts/programs/connectivity/index.html
FOR THE TRIMET “BUSSES” THE MAIN DATA FOR EMISSIONS WILL BE HERE:
https://trimet.org/about/dashboard/index.htm
AS AN EXCELL FILE WILL BE HERE:
https://trimet.org/pdfs/publications/performance-statistics/monthly-performance-data.xlsx

Paper Format

• Please follow the Transportation Research Board (TRB)
Information for Authors for preparing your manuscript. Minimum requirements for the paper are:

• All exhibits, tables, figures, charts, appendices, must be labeled, and sources cited.
One inch top, bottom, left, and right margins are required, number pages in upper right corner and put your name in the upper left as required.

• Include a title page, abstract, body of paper, acknowledgements and list of specific references cited in the text.

• Avoid jargon, acronyms, and use of personal pronouns in your paper.

References

• The TRB reference system is different than APA or other styles that you may be familiar with.

• The reference list shall include only those references cited in the text; number them in the reference list in the order they are first cited in the text.

• Denote a reference at the appropriate place in the text by an underlined or italic arabic numeral in parentheses, e.g., (2).

• Do not repeat a reference in the list and do not use ibid., idem, op. cit., or loc. cit. If a reference is cited more than one time in the text, repeat the number first assigned to the reference.
• Do not use footnotes to the text. Incorporate such notes within the text.
USE THE TRB STYLE FOUND AT
https://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/archive/guidelines/authors.pdf

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