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The Performance of NYC's Transportation Policies in the Context of Their 80x50 Targets
Isik, M. AND Pervin Kaplanakman. The Performance of NYC's Transportation Policies in the Context of Their 80x50 Targets. 2019 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, October 20 - 23, 2019.
Presented at the 2019 INFORMS Annual Meeting.
The demand for mobility propelled by population put the transportation sector at the forefront of city planning. Policy makers confront vital health challenges while designing more sustainable cities and maintaining the mobility demand. The New York City alongside being the most populous city is experiencing a significant increase in travel demand. A community scale, cost optimization linear programming MARKAL model EPANYC6r that focuses on transportation sector, and energy infrastructure for NYC is developed. This study highlights the performance of transportation policy options and alternative technology investment decisions on its 80x50 goals considering CO2, NOx and SOx emissions.