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2014-04-15 12:21:17

Mineta Transportation Institute's free research report predicts specific positive outcomes. SAN JOSE, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Could land use plans and transportation policies help to improve people's health? Recent studies are predicting that they can, especially if those plans and policies promote walking, biking, and reduced vehicle use. In its newest peer-reviewed study, Active Travel Co-Benefits of Travel Demand Management Policies that Reduce...

2012-07-09 10:20:26

Researchers investigate U.S., Canadian IT-based systems and offer policy recommendations SAN JOSE, Calif., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mineta Transportation Institute (transweb.sjsu.edu) has released a peer-reviewed research report, Public Bikesharing in North America: Early Operator and User Understanding. It documents the state of public bikesharing in the U.S. and Canada, including key factors such as essential attributes and business models; economics and insurance...

2012-04-19 18:20:11

Mineta Transportation Institute says many people will change driving behavior; fewer will change vehicle maintenance. SAN JOSE, Calif., April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mineta Transportation Institute (transweb.sjsu.edu) has released its newest research report, Ecodriving and Carbon Footprinting: Understanding How Public Education Can Result in Reduced Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Use, which provides a review and study of ecodriving. The report found that exposure to...

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2011-02-08 08:50:00

Study by researchers at UC Riverside's College of Engineering Center for Environmental Research and Technology shows real-time eco-driving can cut fuel consumption up to 6 percent Ever wonder how much fuel you can save by avoiding stop-and-go traffic, closing your window, not using air conditioning or coasting toward stops? Research at the University of California, Riverside's College of Engineering Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT) can give you the answers. The...