Alternative Fuel Vehicle Study for the Town of Brighton, NY

The Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) was asked by the Town of Brighton, New York to assist in reducing its carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions across the board under the "Color Brighton Green" initiative. Brighton wanted to identify vehicles, systems or methods to reduce CO2 emissions by 10%. RIT performed analysis as a "first round trial" of its comprehensive tool set for other such municipalities and fleet users who want to embark on an alternative fuel vehicle program. Research showed a 10% reduction was achievable by conservation and efficiency improvements. Town was give a draft report and 8 recommendations. Based on its comments, if any, a final report will be ready by the end of April. A copy will be provided to the Department of Transportation (DOT).

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Program Information: Advanced Research, Alternative Fuels and Lifecycle Engineering


  • English


  • Status: Active
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Research and Innovative Technology Administration

    Office of Research, Development, and Technology
    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC    20590
  • Project Managers:

    Johnson, Shawn

  • Performing Organizations:

    Rochester Institute of Technology

    Brighton, NY   
  • Start Date: 20120510
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • Source Data: RiP Project 31288

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01467614
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Files: RIP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 3:35PM