Thursday, May 10, 2018, 12:00PM (ET)
Airport Clean Vehicle Policies and Practices
This webcast will present the results of the Airport Cooperative Research Project Synthesis: “Clean Vehicles, Fuels, and Practices for Airport Private Ground Transportation Providers.” The aim of this study was to research and summarize the experience of public-use airports with implementing airport clean vehicle policies for private ground transportation operators and identify major approaches, challenges, and best practices. Download Report
Presenters: Alexander Kolpakov and Austin Marie Sipiora, Center for Urban Transportation Research
Alexander Kolpakov is a research associate at the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida. He has over 15 years of experience in transportation research. During his tenure at CUTR, he has managed a wide variety of transportation-related research projects including evaluating alternative propulsion technologies and fuels, performing economic impact analysis of transportation investment, assessing aviation capital investment and airport security needs, analyzing user rates and fees at public use airports, as well as performing transportation policy analysis. He holds a Master of Arts in Economics from the University of South Florida and a Bachelor of Science in Management from Chuvash State University.
Austin Marie Sipiora is a faculty research assistant at the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida. She has over two years of experience in transportation research, with expertise in alternative fuels and advanced vehicle technologies. During her tenure at CUTR, she has assisted with a variety of clean transportation and alternative fuel projects, including the development of education guidelines for electric vehicle operation and assessment of clean vehicle policies and programs. She also co-manages the Department of Energy-sponsored Tampa Bay Clean Cities Coalition, and works directly with community stakeholders to facilitate petroleum reduction projects in the region. Prior to her tenure at CUTR, she conducted research in the fields of environmental policy, outreach, and education. She holds a Master of Arts in Global Sustainability from the University of South Florida.
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