Transportation Energy Policy Analysis

International Trends in Transportation Energy

More Motion, More Speed, More Emissions: Will Increases in Carbon Emissions from Transport in IEA Countries Turn Around?
L. Schipper and C. Lilliu. In Energy Efficiency and CO2 Reductions: The Dimensions of the Social Challenge, ECEEE 1999 Summer Study. (LBNL-43747)
Flexing the Link. Reducing Carbon Emissions from Transportation in Developing Countries.
L. Schipper and Celine Lilliu. Washington, DC. World Bank Environment Division. Available from the Environment Division, World Bank, 1999.
Carbon-Dioxide Emissions from Transport in IEA Countries, Recent Lessons and Long-term Challenges.
L. Schipper and Celine Lilliu. Stockholm: KFB, 1999. (LBNL-43764)
Oil Demand for Automobility in Asia: The Road Ahead, Oil Shock, or Car Collapse?
G. Lewis-Davies and L. Schipper. In Proceedings: 21st Annual International Conference, International Association for Energy Economics, Quebec, May 1998. Vol. 2, pp. 257-264, 1998.
Measuring the Long-Run Fuel Demand of Cars.
O. Johansson and L. Schipper. Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, September 1997.
Prediction of Household Levels of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Personal Automotive Transportation.
Lorna Greening, Lee J. Schipper, Robert E. Davis, Stuart R. Bell. Energy - The International Journal. 22 (5) 449-460, 1997. (LBNL-39770)
Energy Use and Carbon Emissions from Freight in Ten Industrialized Countries: An Analysis of Trends from 1973 to 1992.
L.J. Schipper, L. Scholl, and L. Price. Transportation Research, Part D: Transport and Environment 2 (1) 57-76, 1997. (LBNL-38826)
Carbon-Dioxide Emissions from Travel and Freight in IEA Countries: Past and Future.
L. Schipper, S. Peake, and C. Marie. London: PTRC, 1997.
Carbon Emissions from Travel in the OECD Countries
Lee Schipper. In Environmentally Significant Consumption, P. Stern et al. eds. Washington DC. National Research Council, 1997.
CO2 and Transportation. Environmental Threats and National Security: An International Challenge to Science and Technology.
L.J. Schipper. In Proceedings from Workshop at Monterey, CA., December 1996. University of California UCRL-ID-129655.
People in the Greenhouse Environment: International Comparison of Indicators of CO2 Emissions from Homes and Travel.
Lee Schipper. In Proceedings of the ACEEE 1996 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, August 25 - 31, 1996, Washington, DC, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, 1996. Vol. 8, pp. 179-188. See also Schipper in Revue de L'Energie 478, June 1996.
CO2 Emissions from Passenger Transport: A Comparison of International Trends From 1973-1992.
L. Scholl, L.J. Schipper, and N. Kiang. Energy Policy, 24 (1) 17-30, January 1996. Also sponsored by the Swedish Board for Communications Research.
CO2 Emissions from Passenger Transport: A Comparison of International Trends from 1973 to 1992.
L. Scholl, L.J. Schipper, and N. Kiang. Energy Policy, 24 (1) 17-30, 1996.
Energy Trends in the Japanese Transportation Sector.
N. Kiang and L.J. Schipper. Transport Policy 3 (1/2) 21-35. 1996. Also sponsored by the Swedish Board for Communications Research.
The Differences in Welfare Loss and Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions Across Socioeconomic Groups in the United States from a Pigouvian Tax on Gasoline.
L.A. Greening, L.J. Schipper, and G. Bell. In Into the Twenty-First Century: Harmonizing Energy Policy, Environment, and Sustainable Economic Growth: Conference Proceedings of the 18th IAEE International Conference, July 5-8, 1995, Washington, DC, International Association for Energy Economics, 1995, pp. 11-20.
Determinants of Automobile Use and Energy Consumption in OECD Countries: A Review of the Period 1970-1992.
L.J. Schipper. Annual Review of Energy and Environment, 20 (1995). Also sponsored by the Swedish Board for Communications Research and the World Bank.

Lifestyles, Land-use, and Mobility

"People on the Move: Travel-Behavior Factors Driving Carbon-Dioxide Emissions in OECD Countries"
Lee Schipper. Presented at the International Association for Travel Behavior, Austin Texas, September 1997.
"People on the Move and Goods on the Go: Behavioral Factors Driving Carbon-Dioxide Emissions for Travel and Freight in OECD Countries"
L.J. Schipper. In Proceedings of the International Association for Energy Economics, "Sustainable Transportation", Marienlyst, Denmark, Dec. 1996. Roskilde, Denmark: Risoe National Laboratory.
People in the Greenhouse: Indicators of Carbon Emissions from Households and Travel.
L.J. Schipper. In Revue de L'Energie (478) 285-298, June 1996. See also Schipper, in Proceedings of the ACEEE 1996 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Vol. 8, August 25 - 31, 1996.
Life-Styles and the Environment: The Case of Energy.
L.J. Schipper. Daedalus 125 (3) 113-138, 1996.
Regional Planning and Travel Behavior: A Comparative Study of the San Francisco and Stockholm Metropolitan Regions.
R. Gorham. Berkeley, CA: University of California. Master's Thesis. 1996.
People on the Move: A Comparison of Travel Patterns in OECD Countries.
L.J. Schipper, M.J. Figueroa, and R. Gorham. Berkeley, CA: Institute of Urban and Regional Development, University of California, 1995. Sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of Transportation through a grant to IURD.

Vehicle Fuel Economy and Safety

Relationships between Mass, Footprint, and Societal Risk in Recent Light-Duty Vehicles
Tom Wenzel, Presented at NRC Committee Meeting: Assessment of Technologies for Improving Fuel Economy of Light-Duty Vehicles: Phase 2, Washington DC, June 25, 2013 (Presentation, 2.0 MB, 39 pp)
Relationships between Mass, Footprint, and Societal Risk in Recent Light-Duty Vehicles
Tom Wenzel, Presented at NHTSA Mass-Size-Safety Workshop, Washington DC, May 13-14, 2013 (Presentation, 1.1 MB, 23 pp)
Relationships between Vehicle Mass, Footprint, and Societal Risk
Tom Wenzel, Presented at the DOE 2013 Annual Merit Review, Washington DC, May 15, 2013 (Presentation, 549 KB, 23 pp)
Relationships Between Vehicle Mass, Footprint, and Societal Risk
Tom Wenzel, Poster presented at the TRB UTC Spotlight Conference on Sustainable Energy and Transportation: Strategies, Research, and Data, Washington DC, November 8-9, 2012 (Poster, 448 KB, 1 p)
Assessment of NHTSA's Report "Relationships Between Fatality Risk, Mass, and Footprint in Model Year 2000-2007 Passenger Cars and LTVs"
Tom Wenzel, Final report prepared for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, US Department of Energy, August 2012 (LBNL-5698E, 2.8 MB, 109 pp)
An Analysis of the Relationship between Casualty Risk Per Crash and Vehicle Mass and Footprint for Model Year 2000-2007 Light-Duty Vehicles
Tom Wenzel, Final report prepared for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, US Department of Energy, August 2012 (LBNL-5697E, 2.1 MB, 95 pp)
Peer Review of LBNL Statistical Analysis of the Effect of Vehicle Mass & Footprint Reduction on Safety (LBNL Phase 1 and 2 Reports)
Systems Research and Application Corporation, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, August 2012 (EPA-420-R-12-020, 7.5 MB, 230 pp) (includes Tom Wenzel's comments on the peer review)
EETD Researcher Contributes to New CAFE and Greenhouse Gas Standards for Light-Duty Vehicles
Mark Wilson, What's New, Environmental Energy Technologies Division, January 18, 2012
Assessment of NHTSA's Report "Relationships Between Fatality Risk, Mass, and Footprint in Model Year 2000-2007 Passenger Cars and LTVs"
Tom Wenzel, Preliminary report prepared for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, US Department of Energy, September 2011 (LBNL-5696E, 5.1 MB, 81 pp)
An Analysis of the Relationship between Casualty Risk Per Crash and Vehicle Mass and Footprint for Model Year 2000-2007 Light-Duty Vehicles
Tom Wenzel, Preliminary report prepared for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, US Department of Energy, December 2011 (LBNL-5695E, 5.2 MB, 80 pp)
Analysis of Casualty Risk per Police-Reported Crash for Model Year 2000 to 2004 Vehicles, using Crash Data from Five States
Tom Wenzel, Report prepared for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, US Department of Energy, March 2012 (LBNL-4897E, 1.8 MB, 65 pp)
Analysis of the Relationship Between Vehicle Weight/Size and Safety, and Implications for Federal Fuel Economy Regulation
Tom Wenzel, Final Report prepared for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, US Department of Energy, March 2010 (LBNL-3143E, 4.0 MB, 49 pp)
Comments on the Joint Proposed Rulemaking to Establish Light-Duty Vehicle Greenhouse
Gas Emission Standards and Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards. Tom Wenzel, October 27, 2009. (Document, 678 KB, 13 pp)
Interview on Faith Middleton Show
WNPR Connecticut Public Radio, 5/5/08, 3:00pm (interview starts about 1/3 of the way into the show).
Safer Vehicles for People and the Planet: Response to a Letter to the Editor
Tom Wenzel and Marc Ross, American Scientist, 92:3 (May-June 2008). (Document, 48 KB, 2 pp)
Safer Vehicles for People and the Planet
Tom Wenzel and Marc Ross, American Scientist, 92:2 (March-April 2008), 122-128. (Document, 854 KB, 13 pp)
The Relationship between Vehicle Weight, Size and Safety
Tom Wenzel and Marc Ross, Presentation at Physics of Sustainable Energy: Using Energy Efficiently and Producing It Renewably. Sponsored by American Physical Society's Forum on Physics and Society, Berkeley CA, March 1-2, 2008. (Presentation, 220 KB, 33 pp)
Fuel Economy Fight, Jeff Young, Living on Earth
National Public Radio, 6/8/07
Sipping Fuel and Saving Lives: Increasing Fuel Economy Without Sacrificing Safety
Deborah Gordon, David Greent, Marc Ross and Tom Wenzel, Prepared for The International Council on Clean Transportation, June 2007. (Document, 577 KB, 31 pp)
Increasing the Fuel Economy and Safety of New Light-Duty Vehicles
Tom Wenzel and Marc Ross, White paper prepared for the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation's workshop on Simultaneously Improving Vehicle Safety and Fuel Economy through Improvements in Vehicle Design and Materials, September 18, 2006. (LBNL-60449, 1.78 MB, 39 pp)
The Effects of Vehicle Model and Driver Behavior on Risk
Tom Wenzel and Marc Ross, Accident and Analysis Prevention, 37 (2005) 479-494. (LBNL-55417, 578 KB, 31 pp)
Are SUVs Really Safer than Cars?
Tom Wenzel, Berkeley Lab Friends of Science, February 19, 2004. (Presentation, 441.6 KB, 31 pp)
Big and Bad: How the S.U.V. ran over automotive safety
Malcolm Gladwell, The New Yorker January 12, 2004, 28-33. (Article, 1.13 MB, 6pp)
An Analysis of Vehicle Risk by Type and Model
Tom Wenzel and Marc Ross, Briefing to NHTSA staff, Washington DC, July 23, 2003. (Presentation, 103.47 KB, 12pp)
Study Questions Safety of SUVs
Myron Levin, Los Angeles (CA) Times February 18, 2003, page C1. (Article, 248.4 KB, 6pp)
Are SUVs Safer than Cars? An Analysis of Risk by Vehicle Type and Model
Tom Wenzel and Marc Ross, Transportation Research Board 82nd Annual Meeting, Washington DC, January 15, 2003. (Presentation, 137.5 KB, 22pp)
Are SUVs Really Safer Than Cars?
Tom Wenzel and Marc Ross, Access (31) 2-7, 2002. (Report, 4.91 MB, 6pp)
Are SUVs Really Safer than Cars? An Analysis of Risk by Vehicle Type and Model
Tom Wenzel and Marc Ross, LBNL seminar, Washington DC, July 30, 2002. (Presentation, 445.3 KB, 22pp)
An Analysis of Traffic Deaths by Vehicle Type and Model
Marc Ross and Tom Wenzel, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy report number T021, March 2002. (LBNL-49675, 208.8 KB, 22pp)
Losing Weight to Save Lives: A Review of the Role of Automobile Weight and Size in Traffic Fatalities
Marc Ross and Tom Wenzel, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy report number T013, July 2001. (LBNL-48009, 241.6 KB, 45pp)

Consumer Choice Modeling

Updated Vehicle Miles Traveled Models for CALCARS,
Tom Wenzel, Report to California Energy Commission, June 1999, LBNL-44158.
Effects of Feebates on Vehicle Fuel Economy, Carbon Dioxide Emissions, and Consumer Surplus,
William B. Davis, Mark D. Levine, Kenneth Train, and K.G. Duleep, Technical Report Two of Energy Efficiency in the U.S. Economy, US DOE Office of Policy, DOE/PO-0031, February 1995. (Report)

Pay as You Drive Insurance

Analysis of National Pay-as-You-Drive Insurance and Other Variable Driving Charges,
Tom Wenzel, July 1995. (LBL-37321, 4.82 MB, 74pp)

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