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.
Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicle Electrification: Challenges, Policy Solutions, and Open Research Questions
In this report, RFF researchers lay out the major challenges of and potential policy solutions to medium- and heavy-duty vehicle electrification.
How Would the Proposed EPA Passenger Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards Affect New-Vehicle Consumers?
This report evaluates the benefits and costs of EPA's proposed greenhouse gas emissions standards for light- and medium-duty vehicles.
Gas Prices 101
This explainer describes the factors that affect gasoline prices, how prices have changed over time, and how consumers react to changing prices.
Fellow; Director, Transportation Program
Beia Spiller is a fellow and the director for RFF's Transportation Program. Her recent research has focused around electric vehicles and environmental justice, exploring some of the most pressing issues around electric car, truck and bus adoption.
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.
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