MCP Transportation Resources

(Updated 2/28/2020)


Link to SOCAN’s Transportation Project Resources

Assignment from Week 3 The Uncomfortable Conversation: A car enthusiast acknowledges humanity’s biggest problem from a national park and a pickup. By Sam Smith (Nov 29, 2019)


Why Older Riders May Get a Surprising Benefit from E-Bikes (Apr 16, 2019)

The Uncomfortable Conversation (Nov 29, 2019) by Sam Smith, Road and Track

The World is Embracing S.U.V.s. That’s bad news for the climate.

The Road Less Traveled Is in Oregon

Transit Fleet Electrification (ODOT)

Putting Transit to Work in Main Street America: How Smaller Cities and Rural Places Are Using Transit and Mobility Investments to Strengthen Their Economies and Communities (May, 2012) by Reconnecting America &  Community Transportation Association

RV Green Car Guide 2020 How to Evaluate, Select and Purchase/Lease a Low-Emissions Vehicle by Bruce Borgerson

New Electric Options for Drivers Looking to Cut Carbon Emissions (July 30, 2019) David Reichmuth, Senior Vehicles Engineer, Union of Concerned Scieentists

New Data Show Electric Vehicles Continue to Get Cleaner (MARCH 8, 2018) David Reichmuth, Senior Vehicles Engineer, Union of Concerned Scientists

CARBON OFFSETS (CARBON CREDITS) (scroll down to the section with this title)

Carbon offsets, explained in 500 words By 

Links to resources organized by Key Question

Key Question 1: What GHG emissions result from transportation?

The Transportation Revolution

The death of diesel: has the one-time wonder fuel become the new asbestos?

Tailpipe emissions

Fast Facts US Transportation Sector Green House Gas Emissions 1990-2016

Key Question 2: What is the contribution of transportation to GHG emissions at global, national, state, local and individual levels?

Keeping roads in good shape reduces greenhouse gas emissions

Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data

Alternative Fuels Data Center

Propane Vehicle Emissions

US Transportation Sector – Greenhouse Gas Emissions

ICAO: Uniting Aviation

The Clean Car Standards 2009

New CAFE Standards: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Oil: Crude and Petroleum Products Explained

Key Question 3: What options are available to reduce our transportation footprints?

Understanding Rights in Transit

Travel Tips

Climate Ready Strategies: A strategy for adapting ot impacts of climate change on the Oregon Coast

Air Travel’s Impact on Climate Change

Which Airlines Are the Best and Worst for Climate Change?  EcoWatch, Mar. 06, 2019