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Transportation 2014

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Proposal creation

CoLab members create proposals

Mar 9, 2014 08:00 EDT - Jul 20, 2014 11:59 EDT
Semi-Finalist selection
Expert judges select semi-finalists

Jul 21, 2014 12:00 EDT - Aug 5, 2014 08:00 EDT
Proposal revisions
Semi-finalists can improve their proposals

Aug 5, 2014 08:01 EDT - Aug 16, 2014 11:59 EDT
Finalist selection
Expert judges select finalists

Aug 16, 2014 08:00 EDT - Sep 3, 2014 12:59 EDT
Voting period
Public Voting Period

Sep 3, 2014 12:00 EDT - Oct 2, 2014 12:00 EDT
Winners awarded
Winners are announced for the Judges’ and Popular Choice Awards

Oct 2, 2014 12:01 EDT
How can CO2 emissions from the transportation sector be reduced?

Modern transportation has become an enabler of the global, connected economy. However, the increase in activity has caused transportation energy demand to rise, and due to this sector’s oil dependence, CO2 emissions from transportation are growing at the highest rate among those from all end-use sectors. This contest seeks proposals that offer innovative ideas, or build upon existing ones, to reduce CO2 emissions in transportation.

6 Proposals
Aug 15, 2014
Team only
EPA should use its authority under the Clean Air Act to implement a cap-and-trade program for vehicle fuels.
Aug 15, 2014
Team only
Instantaneous synchronisation of vessel’s roll period to ocean wave frequency, efficiently harvesting wave energy for vessel’s propulsion
Aug 16, 2014
Pollution prediction meter in automobiles & display panels over the roads + Emissions trading
Sep 3, 2014
Marketign outreach. Help spread the word about the benefits of electric vehicles and plug in hybrid electric vehicles.
Aug 11, 2014
Team only
A nationwide transportation system based on shared electric cars in a network of toll roads that control and provide power to the vehicles.
Sep 24, 2014
Team only
eRev finances V2G-capable electric vehicles so they provide grid storage, generate revenue, and cost less than tradtional vehicles.