Reduction Strategies

There are many approaches to reducing emissions from transportation, including:

  • Reducing trips made in motor vehicles by telecommuting, carpooling, or by¬†using an alternative mode of transport such as public transit or bicycling.
  • Switching from conventional vehicles to electric or hybrid vehicles.
  • Reducing traffic congestion
  • Reducing vehicle idling and practicing eco-driving
  • High occupancy vehicle lanes
  • Improving traffic signal timing

…and there are many more.

This website has two tools to help practitioners and the public understand the impacts of various transportation emissions reduction strategies: