LTC, Jack R. Widmeyer Transportation Research Conference, 11/04/2011, Garth Hopkins
Garth Hopkins<br />Chief, Office of Regional and Interagency Planning<br />California Department of Transportation <br />HQ Division of Transportation Planning<br />
California Department <br />of Transportation (Caltrans)<br />www.dot.ca.gov<br /><ul><li>Caltrans carries out its mission of improving mobility across California with six primary programs: Aeronautics, Highway Transportation, Mass Transportation, Transportation Planning, Administration and the Equipment Service Center;
Manages more than 50,000 miles of California's highway and freeway lanes;
Materials</li></li></ul><li>My View of Needed Climate Change & Alternative Fuel Related Research Topics<br />Climate Change<br /><ul><li>How is climate change going to impact our transportation infrastructure over the next 100 years?
How should all levels of government and the private sector begin to plan for these changes?</li></ul>Alternative Fuels<br /><ul><li>What are some valid estimates of the statewide alternative vehicle fleet, and what types of fuel will they be using?
What will be the impacts, and what should Caltrans and the regional planning agencies be doing to prepare for this? </li></li></ul><li>Caltrans Research Funds <br />State Planning and Research Funds – available through the Caltrans Division of Research and Innovation – Contact Nancy Chinlund at firstname.lastname@example.org<br />Partnership Planning and State Transit Planning (5304) Funds – Contact LaNae Van Valen at email@example.com<br />