Make Better Cost Saving and Emission Reducing Decisions
Information and technology are always changing. It can make it difficult to know where to start when it comes to creating a more sustainable and fuel efficient fleet. Start with SMARTE to learn about different strategies, get in contact with industry experts, and find resources and tools that can help reach your fleet goals.
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2. NCTCOG Reports and Studies
The North Central Texas Council of Governments have conducts studies and developed reports that can provide insight into diesel emissions and emission control strategies.
- Heavy-Duty Diesel I/M Pilot--Phase 1 Final Report [PDF]
- Heavy-Duty Diesel I/M Pilot--Phase 2 Final Report [PDF]
- Oversized/ Overweight Heavy- Duty Vehicle Emissions Impact Study
- Truck Stop Electrification Study [PDF]
There's lot of information out there, SMARTE is just the start. These resources can help you narrow down the best strategy for your fleet and get you in contact with industry experts.
|EPA’s SmartWay program helps companies advance supply chain sustainability by measuring, benchmarking, and improving freight transportation efficiency.||Engine Off North Texas is a regional initiative dedicated to reducing the impacts associated with the unnecessary idling of vehicles.||The Regional Freight Advisory Committee serves to maximize the Dallas-Fort Worth region’s freight capabilities through information, knowledge, and technology sharing between public and private freight interests; promoting the region’s intermodal capabilities and capacity; and supporting and improving the regional freight system.|
|Alternative Fuels Data Center|
|The Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) Clean Cities Coalition works with local fleets to promote practices and decisions to reduce transportation energy use and improve air quality.||The North American Council for Freight Efficiency works to drive the development and adoption of efficiency enhancing, environmentally beneficial, and cost-effective technologies, services and methodologies.||The Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC) provides information, data, and tools to help fleets and other transportation decision makers find ways to reach their energy and economic goals through the use of alternative and renewable fuels, advanced vehicles, and other fuel-saving measures.|