|Project Name:||Applications for the Environment Real-Time Synthesis Broad Agency Announcement Project: Evaluating Intelligent Eco-Drive Applications|
Office of Operations Research and Development |
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.|
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.
Intelligent Transportation Systems
Operations and Traffic Management