Transportation global environmental impact

Faisal Awadallah, Ellie H. Fini

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Abstract

This paper addresses the role of highway transportation and its contribution to greenhouse gases. It outlines cleaner fuel options and discusses pavement construction and maintenance impacts on the environment. In addition, it considers carbon tax to encourage industry and governmental associations to promote green technology and low-carbon footprint products.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)43-46
Number of pages4
JournalITE Journal (Institute of Transportation Engineers)
Volume83
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 2013
Externally publishedYes

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Motor transportation
Environmental technology
Carbon footprint
Taxation
Greenhouse gases
Pavements
Environmental impact
Carbon
Industry

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Automotive Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

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Transportation global environmental impact. / Awadallah, Faisal; Fini, Ellie H.

In: ITE Journal (Institute of Transportation Engineers), Vol. 83, No. 9, 09.2013, p. 43-46.

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