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New Standards for Highway Motorcycles Contribute to Air Quality Improvements

EPA establishes the first new emission standards for highway motorcycles in 25 years. Highway motorcycles currently produce more harmful exhaust emissions per mile than cars or even large sport utility vehicles. It will reduce emissions of hydrocarbons (HC) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) by about 54,000 tons a year and save approximately 12 million gallons of fuel annually Read More

MIT OpenCourseWare: Urban Transportation, Land Use, and the Environment, Spring 2002

Part of MIT’s innovative OpenCourseWare Project, that provides materials from MIT classes to the public on the web, the site contains materials from a seminar studying the interactions of urban systems and the environment. Along with general topics, the seminar provides in-depth case studies of three Central and South American urban areas: Mexico City, Curitiba, and Santiago. The site provides a syllabus, calendar, references for readings, assignments, project ideas, in-depth lecture presentations, and class assignments. Read More

MIT OpenCourseWare: Urban Transportation Planning, Fall 2002

Part of MIT’s innovative OpenCourseWare Project, that provides materials from MIT classes to the public on the web, the site derives from a seminar that deals with the systems of urban transportation. As the site states, course topics include, “history of urban transportation, highway finance, environmental and planning regulations, air quality, modal characteristics, land use and transportation interaction and emerging information technologies for transportation planning.” The site provides a syllabus, calendar, references for readings, assignments, project ideas, links to related resources, and several lecture presentations. Read More

Cleaner Cars Module: Teacher Manual

This National Safety Council Environmental Health Center module is intended for driver education, health science or auto shop classes. The purpose is to encourage maintaining vehicles and responsible driving habits to reduce air pollution. Schools can order the curruculum through this page. Read More

Directorate-General Energy and Transport Website

The Directorate-General is responsible for developing and implementing European policies in the energy and transport field. Provides news regarding policy and legislation, and updates on conferences and forums, and statistics and reports. Read More

Mobility 2001 Report

The report describes the current state of transportation networks around the world, and describes the implications for future global sustainability. Read More

Identifying Hazardous Waste

Explanation and examples of hazardous waste generated at a trucking facility. Read More

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