50x50 Transportation Initiative
The U.S. transportation sector is on the verge of a transformation that allows for a smarter, more integrated system, and creates an urgent need to address energy consumption. The Alliance to Save Energy and its 50x50 Commission on U.S. Transportation Sector Efficiency established a bold but achievable goal of reducing energy use 50 percent by 2050 while meeting future mobility needs.
The Commission advocates for a set of impactful bipartisan policy recommendations that moves America toward achieving the 50x50 goal and urges the private sector and policymakers at all levels to act to transform, innovate, and invest in the transportation sector.
09/26/18 : News
Auto, Utility, Labor & Environment Leaders Unveil Report Charting Path to Cut Transportation Energy Use in Half
The 50x50 Commission released a new report today and launched a campaign to cut U.S. transportation energy use by 50 percent by 2050
09/26/18 : News
As of Nov. 15, 2018 CleanTechnica: Cutting US Transportation Energy in Half "Transportation is the second biggest daily expense for most American families – often above healthcare or food." Greenbiz : Earth is on track for climate catastrophe — what if brands are our lifeline? "The 50x50 Commission has been brought together by the Alliance to Save Energy. Its members...
09/24/18 : News
The Technical Committees of the 50x50 Commission developed five “sector baseline” reports that assess the current state of energy efficiency within the transportation sector. The reports identify the general market trends for efficient transportation technologies and explore opportunities and challenges related to deploying those technologies. The sector baseline reports cover the following five technology areas: Light-duty Vehicles » Heavy-duty Vehicles...