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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Highlights of Ferry Operators in the United States

Categories: Statistics,Transportation

http://www.rita.dot.gov/bts/sites/rita.dot.gov.bts/files/HighlightsFerryOperators.pdf

Information and statistics on operations of U.S. ferries including number of ferry operators by region, number of passengers and vessels, and miles traveled,  From the Bureau of Transportation Statistics

 

Model Year 2015 Fuel Economy Guide

Categories: Energy,Environment,Headlines,Statistics,Transportation

http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/pdfs/guides/FEG2015.pdf

Provides mileage figures and estimated annual fuel costs from federal testing for makes and models of vehicles.  From the Energy Department and the Environmental Protection Agency

 

World Oil Transit Chokepoints

Categories: Energy,Foreign Trade/Investment,Statistics,Transportation

http://www.eia.gov/countries/analysisbriefs/World_Oil_Transit_Chokepoints/wotc.pdf

Focuses on seven world chokepoints on major trade routes for seaborne oil transportation.  From the Energy Information Administration

 

Hampton Roads Congestion Management Process: System Performance and Mitigation Report

Categories: Public Works,Statistics,Transportation,Virginia Issues

http://www.hrtpo.org/uploads/docs/CMP%20Report%20Final%20Version.pdf

Federally mandated report on dealing with traffic problems in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia.  Assess the roads in the region, ranks the most congested corridors, and recommends improvements.  From the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization

 

The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2014

http://www.odu.edu/content/dam/odu/offices/economic-forecasting-project/docs/2014/2014-sor-final.pdf

Focuses on economic development in the region but includes sections on megachurches, migration data, homeless children, and vehicle tolls.  From the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission

 

Virginia Energy Plan, October 1, 2014

Categories: Energy,Headlines,Statistics,Transportation,Virginia Issues

http://www.dmme.virginia.gov/DE/LinkDocuments/2014_VirginiaEnergyPlan/VEP2014.pdf

Lengthy document which includes emphasis on strengthening renewable energy sector, improving energy conservation, and developing new nuclear energy technologies.  Also includes sections on general energy information, separate sections for each major energy type, and a chapter on advanced vehicle technology.  From the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy

 

U.S. Fuel Economy Reaches All-Time High

Categories: Energy,Environment,Statistics,Transportation

http://yosemite.epa.gov/opa/admpress.nsf/bd4379a92ceceeac8525735900400c27/87acb71855bed86585257d6b0052c584!OpenDocument

Press release on results of fuel economy testing of 2013 and 2014 vehicles.  Provides link to full report and various appendices.  From the Environmental Protection Agency

 

Trends: Light-Duty Automotive Technology, Carbon Dioxide Emissions, and Fuel Economy Trends: 1975 Through 2014

Categories: Energy,Environment,Headlines,Statistics,Transportation

http://epa.gov/fueleconomy/fetrends/1975-2014/420r14023.pdf

 

The authoritative reference on personal vehicle fuel economy, carbon dioxide emissions, and powertrain technology trends in the U.S.  Data for model year 2013 are final and for model year 2014 are preliminary.  See also Full Report Tables.  From the Environmental Protection Agency

 

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