The STEPS team gathered 150 expert stakeholders and presented 2016 research results to date and a preview of 2017 projects.

Agenda Packet – STEPS Symposium Fall 2016


Day One – November 30, 2016

David Ory, MTC – Keynote Travel Behavior, Now and Next
Dan Sperling, ITS-Davis – Session 1 The Three Transportation Revolutions
Lew Fulton, STEPS – Session 1 Three revolutions global project – initial findings
Lew Fulton, STEPS – Session 2 COP-22 Two Degrees and Beyond
Joshua Miller, ICCT – Session 2 iTEM-2 Conference Modeling results: What does it tell us about 2 degree scenarios?
Colin Murphy, NextGen – Session 2 Sub-National Approaches to Sustainable Transportation Policy 
Daniel Scheitrum, STEPS – Session 3 RNG potential in CA: NG as an Enabler of Low Carbon Fuels
Joan Ogden, STEPS – Session 3 Hydrogen compatibility in the NG system
Chris Yang, ITS-Davis – Session 4 California transition modeling update
Kalai Ramea, ITS-Davis – Session 4 Spatial regional consumer choice and fueling infrastructure model


Day 2 – December 1, 2016

Mike Nicholas, PH&EV Research Center – Session 5 eVMT in the household fleet: evidence from year-long data collection of PEV household travel and charging
Gil Tal, PH&EV Research Center – Session 5 Secondary markets for PEVs in California
Andy Burke, ITS-Davis – Session 6 The fuel economy of MD/HD trucks 2015-2050
Marshall Miller, ITS-Davis – Session 6 Update on HDV Scenarios
Jinpeng Gao, ITS-Davis – Session 7 Low-Speed Electric Vehicles in China: Market Boom,
Miguel Jaller, UC Davis – Session 7 Shared Mobility in First/Last Mile Transit Access






    1. Alternative Vehicle Supply and Demand, and the Effects of Government Policy


    1. What Makes Travelers Use Uber: Exploring the Latent Constructs behind the Use of On-Demand Ride Services


    1. A Beginning Look at Rail Scenarios out to 2050


    1. Californian Millennials Drive Smaller Cars:Estimating Vehicle Type Choice of Millennials


    1. 3 Revolutions


    1. Renewable Natural Gas and the LCFS


    1. PHEV Vehicle Performance Simulation and Optimization


    1. BEV Consumer Behavior in Practice: Comparison of BEV Usage to ICE Usage in Multi-Vehicle Household


    1. Electrified Transportation in China


    1. Modeling the interactions between the electric vehicles for transportation and renewable intensive electricity grids in California and the Western US


    1. Modeling and analyzing near term transitions to alternative fueled vehicles using a spatial regional consumer choice and fueling infrastructure model


    1. Long-Term Gasoline Refueling Behavior and its Implication for Building a Hydrogen Refueling Network


    1. Sustainable Hydrogen Fueling/DC Fast Charging Systems at California Highway Rest Stop Areas


    1. The Fuel Economy of MD/HD Trucks 2015-2050


  1. The Biofuel Innovation Tracker