September 22, 2011
Transit use has been steadily rising since 2006 — from 54.2 percent of New Yorkers in the five boroughs in 2006 to 55.7 percent in 2010.
August 22, 2011
Marsha Garcia, the first to hold the newly created position, is emphasizing use of transportation and carpooling. She also is focusing on energy saving projects to reduce carbon emissions and is reviewing curriculum to find opportunities for students to learn about sustainability.
June 28, 2011
Bringing the “In Motion” program to five Seattle-area neighborhoods this summer to help residents increase their use of travel options, such as walking, cycling, riding the bus or water taxi, and sharing rides. People who pledge to drive less can earn rewards, including free ride tickets for King County Metro and Sound Transit, and items, discounts, and gift cards donated by local businesses.
August 7, 2009
The agency’s free, online “ShareTheRide” system helps commuters figure out how much pollution their vehicle or mode of travel will generate, and choose an alternative with a lighter carbon footprint.
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