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Jackeline Rios-Torres: Safe, Efficient Self-Driving Vehicles

If you’ve ever sat in stop-and-go traffic behind a congested merge area fuming about lost time and fuel, Jackeline “Jacky” Rios-Torres is conducting some research that could relieve your frustration.

Urban Dynamics Institute at Oak Ridge National Laboratory Releases FY 2016 Annual Report

The Urban Dynamic Institute at Oak Ridge National Laboratory released it's first ever annual report for the 2016 fiscal year. We are proud to share all of the impeccable research that is taking place here with you. Throughout this report, you will get to learn more about the people, projects, and purpose of the Urban Dynamics Institute.

Estimated Bounds and Important Factors for Fuel Use and Consumer Costs of Connected and Automated Vehicles

Oak Ridge National Laboratory has released a joint analysis with the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), U.S. Department of Energy Vehicle Technologies Office and Argonne National Laboratory which reveals the potential effect of connected and automated vehicle (CAV) technologies including fuel use, efficiency, vehicle miles traveled, and consumer costs.

Transportation – Green Commuting in NYC

Simply widening sidewalks and increasing the bike lanes network can boost the number of New York City commuters who choose to take advantage of an option that’s healthy for people and the environment, according to Husain Aziz of Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Urban Dynamics Institute.

Melissa Allen: The Atmosphere’s the Limit

Melissa Allen is guided by her curiosity and is inspired to pursue what she loves – music, flying and climate science. And she credits her family and many mentors who have helped her along the way.