Day One
Presentation TitleSpeaker
Trends in Transportation Energy Use and EmissionsH. Christopher Frey, Ph.D.
CRC Real World Emissions WorkshopDebbie Wilson
Benefits of Large Engine ReplacementsEzra Finkin
NCDOT Rail Division Clean Propulsion InitiativesLynn Harris
Air Quality Congestion PricingAnn Shikany
CMAQ Performance MeasuresRobert R. J. d’Abadie
Diesel Vs. Electric aka Future TruckAllen Schaeffer
ZEVs and Air QualityDustin Watson
Day Two
NJ Tampering InitiativeMelissa Evanego
Defect Device CasesJames Adamiec
The Transportation and Climate InitiativeJames Bradbury
WVU Emissions ResearchArvind Thiruvengadam, Ph.D.
Clean FuelsAlleyn Harned
Alternative Fuels ImplementationMark Hand
Tucker VW SettlementDylan Tucker
Panel Electrify AmericaPatricia B. Readinger
AgendaTraining Workshop

Training Workshop Description and Objectives: This workshop will provide an opportunity to interact with and learn from MARAMA member agency staff as well as invited expert speakers and MARAMA air directors. Participants will share experiences meeting challenges to understand and reduce mobile emissions. Topics that we are looking to incorporate into the agenda include:

  • California Heavy-duty diesel vehicle Inspection Overview
  • Air Toxics Hot Spots Risk Assessments
  • Onroad Emission Inventory Trends
  • Do bike-share programs reduce automobile pollution? Tim Hamilton, assistant professor of economics, examines bike-sharing programs impact on traffic congestion and automobile pollution
  • Overview of Proposed Congestion pricing in New York City
  • Maryland analysis of near-road data
  • Impact of Lyft and Uber on air quality
  • Impact of electrification on air quality
  • Overview of VW settlement projects
  • Fuel reduction technologies
  • Mobile emissions and Greenhouse gas targets
  • Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States (CT, DE, MD, MA, NJ, PA, RI, VT, VA , DC)
  • Transit initiatives – High speed rail? Better reliability? Cost?
  • Highlights from CRC Real world emissions meeting in CA the week prior
  • Options for fleets