August 17, 2015
The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will serve as the lead organization in developing a tool travelers and transportation officials can use in helping guide people through a city in the most energy-efficient way possible.
“Using real-time traffic and GPS data, along with simulations that take into account demographic information and trips via ride-sharing programs, the Connected Traveler project will move beyond existing transportation studies that look at only roads and drivers,” NREL Transportation Technology Deployment Manager Alex Schroeder said. “The effort will examine traffic in a major metropolitan area with multi-modal transportation and the necessary …read more
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