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Project ID:FHWA-PROJ-10-0047
Project Name: Applications for the Environment Real-Time Synthesis Broad Agency Announcement Project: Evaluating Intelligent Eco-Drive Applications
Status: Active
Last Name:Ferlis
First Name:Robert A (Bob)
Office: Office of Operations Research and Development
Roadmap/Focus area(s): Air Quality and Climate Change
Project Description:The project will examine the potential of ecoadaptive cruise control (eco-ACC) applications to improve environmental performance. A traffic simulation tool will be modified to model eco‐ACC strategies, and research will be conducted to develop an effective algorithm for this application.
Laboratories: Transportation Operations Laboratory
Start Date: September 23, 2010
End Date: January 30, 2012
An Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) application of ecoadaptive cruise control using connected vehicle technologies can significantly improve environmental performance.  
Test Methodology: Conduct research and report results to the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Expected Benefits:The expected benefit is the reduction of emissions, greenhouse gases, and energy consumption.
Deliverables:Name: Technical report.
Product Type(s): Research report
Description: The report will summarize the findings of research and recommendations.
Keywords: Environment
Greenhouse Gases
Intelligent Transportation Systems
Cruise Control
Subject Areas: Environment
Operations and Traffic Management