Title

The Role of a Sustainability Informatics Framework in Transportation Systems

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1-2015

Department

Management and International Business

Abstract

This article develops a Sustainability Informatics Framework, a framework that connects Information Technology with sustainability and is based on the Belief-Action-Outcome and Energy Informatics frameworks. The triple-bottom line (People, Planet, and Profit) is adopted as a criterion for measuring sustainability and three sustainability indices are first formulated and then visualized using Sustainability Dashboards. This framework is then used to analyze transportation systems. This leads to the development of research propositions that can expand the role of the Information Systems discipline to research on areas of sustainable nation building.

Publication Title

Transportations Systems and Engineering: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

First Page

470

Last Page

487

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