VMT for Air Quality Purposesby Christopher R. Fleet, Federal Highway Administration, Washington, United States,
Patrick DeCorla-Souza, Federal Highway Administration, Washington, United States,
Document Type: Proceeding Paper
Part of: Transportation Planning and Air Quality
Abstract: This paper addresses VMT as one of the important parameters in air quality analysis. It covers three main topics: (1) The context in which VMT should be viewed as one parameter for measuring emissions, (2) the background and U.S. Department of Transportation input to EPA's development of VMT forecasting guidance, and (3) the recommended basis for estimating and tracking VMT - the Highway Performance Monitoring System (HPMS).
Subject Headings: Air quality | Parameters (statistics) | Highways and roads | Aircraft and spacecraft | Vehicle impacts | Emissions | Forecasting
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