Energy Savings Strategies for Transit Agencies

Energy Savings Strategies for Transit Agencies

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qTRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 106: Energy Savings Strategies for Transit Agencies describes energy reduction strategies being used in the United States and Canada that address vehicle technologies; vehicle operations, maintenance, and service design; non-revenue vehicles; stations and stops; building; indirect energy use; and renewable power generation.q--Publication page.TABLE 17 Operations and Service Design Strategy Potential Energy Benefit Fleet Management Software Reduced energy ... use by limiting time with engine running AVL = automatic vehicle location. of real-time travel information and signal priority could result in up to a 5% decrease in fuel consumption (55). Toronto has implemented traffic signal priority for a light rail line. ... The Department of Energy estimates the cost of fuel for a hybrid Ford Escape at approximately $1, 800 per yearanbsp;...

Title:Energy Savings Strategies for Transit Agencies
Author:Frank Gallivan
Publisher:Transportation Research Board - 2013


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