Transportation Research Board Special Report 245
IA planning and administration
IB energy and environment
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NOTICE: The project that is the subject of this report was approved by the Governing Board of the National Research Council, whose members are drawn from the councils of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine. The members of the committee responsible for the report were chosen for their special competencies and with regard for appropriate balance.
This report has been reviewed by a group other than the authors according to the procedures approved by a Report Review Committee consisting of members of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine.
The study was sponsored by the Transportation Research Board, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, the Federal Highway Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation, and the Environmental Protection Agency. Transportation Research Board funds came from unrestricted contributions of the Association of American Railroads, the UPS Foundation, Norfolk Southern Corporation, and Consolidated Rail Corporation.
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Expanding metropolitan highways : implications for air quality and energy use/Committee for a Study of the Impacts of Highway Capacity Improvements on Air Quality and Energy Consumption.
p. cm.—(Special report : 245)
Includes bibliographical references.
1. Highway capacity—United States. 2. Traffic flow—United States. 3. Air—Pollution—Economic aspects—United States. 4. Energy consumption—United States. I. National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board. Committee for a Study of the Impacts of Highway Capacity Improvements on Air Quality and Energy Consumption. II. Series : Special report (National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board) : 245.
Cover design: Karen L. White