A growing economy relies on an effective and efficient transportation system; yet climate change, pollution, congestion, and safety issues reduce that value. RFF experts are analyzing the effectiveness, benefits, costs, and distributional consequences of transportation policies that reduce emissions and positively influence consumer and producer behaviors.
Federal Climate Policy 104: The Transportation Sector
A review of current primary policies and policy options for emissions reductions in the sector, including fuel economy and GHG standards, programs to promote the use of alternative-fuel vehicles, and more.
Josh Linn is a senior fellow at RFF. His research centers on the effects of environmental policies and economic incentives for new technologies in the transportation, electricity, and industrial sectors.
Virginia McConnell is a senior fellow at RFF. Her recent research is on policies to reduce greenhouse gases from the transportation sector, focusing primarily on the role of electric vehicles.
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