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End Notes

1The MOVES operating mode distribution allows the user to define the amount of travel time spent in various operating modes including:  braking, idling, coasting, cruising/accelerating within various speed ranges and at various ranges of vehicle specific power (VSP), etc.

2 Based on an unpublished statement of work prepared by EPA, Modification of OperatingModeDistributionGenerator java files and sourceUseType table to properly calculate VSP for changing sourceMass values, June 25, 2009, provided to Pechan by EPA on August 16, 2010.

3 Operating modes 400 and 501 were added to the VSP profiles that were provided to FHWA.  However, those operating modes were not used in the MOVES runs described in Chapter VI (the simulation runs had been performed prior to adding those operating modes).

4 MOVES2010 default database is part of the MOVES2010 installation suite.  Available at:

5Motor Vehicle Emission Simulator (MOVES) User Guide for MOVES2010a, EPA-420-B-10-036, August 2010.

6Based on the conditions studied: 1 of 4, 2 of 4, and 3 of 4 lanes blocked.

7Motor Vehicle Emission Simulator (MOVES) User Guide for MOVES2010a, EPA-420-B-10-036, August 2010,

8Data sources:

Updated: 10/20/2015
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