Energy and Environmental Aspects of the Transport Policy

03-09-2007

The aim of this study was to identify economic and politically feasible measures able to significantly enhance energy efficiency and to reduce negative impacts of transport activities. The study was based on an in depth literature review on recent statistics, studies, notes etc. focusing on the analysis of the different impacts as well as the consequences of the emissions caused by different modes of transport and the suggested recommendations on how tackle the related problems. The literature review allowed to identify the most promising and cost efficient short, medium and long term measures with particular attention to the energy and new technology developments.

The aim of this study was to identify economic and politically feasible measures able to significantly enhance energy efficiency and to reduce negative impacts of transport activities. The study was based on an in depth literature review on recent statistics, studies, notes etc. focusing on the analysis of the different impacts as well as the consequences of the emissions caused by different modes of transport and the suggested recommendations on how tackle the related problems. The literature review allowed to identify the most promising and cost efficient short, medium and long term measures with particular attention to the energy and new technology developments.

External author

Trt Trasporti e Territorio (italy) Patrizia Malgieri, Silvia Maffii and Elisa Boscherini