Summer 2013 – Measuring the Sustainability of Urban Transportation Systems

Measuring the Sustainability of Urban Transportation Systems | 08/15/2013

UConn Today

By Christine Buckley

A group of researchers in UConn’s departments of geography and civil and environmental engineering have developed and tested a new index that will measure the sustainability of complex urban transportation systems across the globe.

The index will allow policymakers, scientists and the public to understand not just how congested cities’ transportation systems are, but the economic, social, and environmental impacts of the system as a whole. More…