EcoPassenger and EcoTransIT World

Check the emissions of your travel and the travel of the products you buy in the best possible way!
EcoPassenger and EcoTransIT World are two user-friendly internet tools to compare the energy consumption, CO2- and exhaust atmospheric emissions for planes, cars and trains (and trucks) in Europe. With "the best possible way" we mean the most fair and comprehensive way. The methodology behind the calculations are sound scientific, focusing on a life cycle approach to the energy involved, and approved by the European Environment Agency.

EcoPassenger and EcoTransIT World are fed with the best available data for all modes, and developed in cooperation with Ifeu (the German Institute for Environment and Energy) and technical providers of European routing systems and software, Hacon and IVEmbH (routing system and software)

EcoPassenger and EcoTransIT World include rail data from the new UIC energy and CO2-data base. EcoPassenger and EcoTransIT World do not only calculate the energy or the fuel it takes to run the train, car or the plane. The calculations include the emissions from the cumulative energy consumption (as seen below) including the energy used to produce the electricity or the fuel, in a “well to wheel”-perspective.

EcoTransIT World tool was originally developed by a consortium of the five European railways FS, SNCF, SBB, DB and Green Cargo.

On 25 June 2008 EcoPassenger and EcoTransIT World were (re)launched in cooperation with the European Environment Agency in Copenhagen. The methodology has been accepted as one of the contributing documents to the process of developing a European standard.

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