Electric vehicles can meet drivers’ needs enough to replace nearly 90 percent of vehicles now on the road. Could existing electric vehicles (EVs), despite their limited driving range, bring about a meaningful reduction in the greenhouse-gas emissions that are causing global climate change? Researchers at MIT have just completed the most comprehensive study yet to address this hotly debated question, and have reached a clear conclusion: Yes, they can. ... Read more about Can today’s EVs make a dent in climate change?
Ban Ki-moon, the United Nations Secretary-General, welcomed efforts by Asian countries at a United Nations-backed regional forum this week in addressing the role of transportation in the effort to fight climate change and achieve sustainable development.
As Senior Manager of Transportation Programs, Colin Santulli directs CSE’s alternative fuel programs including the California Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (for the California Air Resources Board) and similar statewide incentive projects in Massachusetts and Connecticut. He also oversees the development and implementation of regional plug-in electric and alternative-fuel vehicle readiness plans, including the San Diego Regional Readiness Plans, in partnership with SANDAG. ... Read more about Colin Santulli
Kevin O'Beirne has been with San Diego Gas & Electric for twelve years, spending ten years doing regulatory case management work for the utility. Recently, he has been working on residential rate reform and the challenges of integrating the growth of electric vehicles into the distribution grid. Kevin is a graduate of Stanford University with a degree in public policy. ... Read more about Kevin O'Beirne
Longtime electrical car user and expert in the fields of transportation, renewable energy and planning, will discuss energy and transportation developments and how San Diego is uniquely positioned to be a national leader in the field of electric vehicles. ... Read more about Peder Norby
Oversee a highly educated staff in the long range population and transportation forecasting group. Recent projects include the development the SANDAG 2050 Regional Growth Forecast, transportation modeling and forecasting for the $200+ billion 2050 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP), and traffic analysis to support the acquisition of the South Bay Expressway. ... Read more about Clint Daniels
Charles Stoll, more commonly known as "Muggs", is the Director of Land Use and Transportation Planning for the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) in San Diego, California. He directs a team of over 30 professionals in developing critical land use and transportation planning initiatives for the San Diego region, such as the 2050 Regional Transportation Plan and the first Sustainable Communities Strategy pursuant to Senate Bill 375 in the State of California. Previously, Stoll was the TransNet Program Manager and interim Communications Director for SANDAG. ... Read more about Charles Stoll