ICCT Roadmap Model

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An Excel-based modeling tool intended to aid policy makers with identifying trends, evaluating emissions and energy efficiency with respect to various policy options, and generating strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and local air pollution.



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This tool is included in the Development Impacts Assessment (DIA) Toolkit from the LEDS Global Partnership.

Approach

The Roadmap model is designed to allow transparent, customizable estimation of transportation emissions for a broad range of policy cases. The model estimates changes in transportation activity by country and region based on changes in forecasts of population, Gross Domestic Product (GDP), and relative fuel prices. Results are summarized on an output tab, which enables comparisons between cases, modes, and countries, and a country dashboard tab, which tabulates numerous estimates for any selected country/region.


When to Use This Tool

This tool is most useful for development impacts assessments focused on:

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Social

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Economic

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Environmental

Learn more about the topics for assessing the impacts of low-emission development strategies (LEDS).

Key Outputs

Estimates of total transportation activity, mode shares, and emissions from 2000 to 2050 in five-year increments, including Well-to-Wheel (WTW) emissions of greenhouse gases and local air pollutants from on-road vehicles, locomotives, aircraft, and marine vessels



How to Use This Tool

Training Available
A downloadable user guide is available from the tool website

Level of Expertise
Moderate

Key Inputs

Forecasted changes in population, gross domestic product, and relative fuel prices



Case Studies

Examples of how ICCT Roadmap Model has helped people assessing the impacts of low-emission development strategies in countries and regions:

A paper on the impact of transportation policies





References