Car mile

Related to Car mile: Mileage Allowance
1.(Railroads) A mile traveled by a single car, taken as a unit of computation, as in computing the average travel of each car of a system during a given period.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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* Average kilogram of C[O.sub.2] per car mile from EPA
The ICC-STB car mile statistics do indeed separate car miles between "'railroad-owned" and "railroad-leased" cars on the one hand and "private car line" cars on the other.
The environmental impact is equivalent to 200 cars off the road or 1.6million car miles.
This is owing to the increased sales of light commercial vehicles and passenger cars in this region, larger vehicle parc, increase in ridesharing, and increased average car miles traveled.
It will reduce carbon emissions by more than 215,000 metric tons, which is the equivalent of driving more than 516 million fewer passenger car miles or eliminating the burning of more than 229 million pounds of coal or planting more than 5.5 million trees.
Staying at home obviously reduces your total car miles, but companies with lots of home workers can also manage with smaller offices, which saves on heating and air conditioning costs.
The theatre has saved around 10,000kg of carbon emissions through landfill diversion, the equivalent of more than eight trees and over 6,000 car miles.
However, they broadcast a lookout for a car with the license plate "BIJAN" and the officers who later fired on Ghaisar picked up that car miles south of the original incident.
Treglown Court was the first office building in the UK to achieve a BREEAM Outstanding rating and the carbon saving measures incorporated have enabled the local office to save 37 tonnes of carbon emissions, equivalent to 133,000 car miles. This will be augmented by the recent introduction of a new electric pool car.
Roads were choked with traffic as fans headed to the show and I was left with no option but to abandon my car miles away and run to the venue.