The Naturalist Quarterly

"Transportation is America's No. 1 contributor to greenhouse gas emissions."

Problem: According to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), “Carbon dioxide makes up 95 percent of all transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions. Cars, SUVs, and pickup trucks running on conventional gasoline, diesel, and other fuels account for roughly two-thirds of transportation-related carbon dioxide emissions.

Solution: Step Lightly

Helpful Links:

Click here to use this EPA tool to calculate your carbon footprint.

Click here to learn more about the
better bicycling movement in the DC-area.

Click here to learn more about
the national Rails to Trails movement
to make travel outdoors by foot, bikes,
and wheelchairs more accessible.

Click here to use Metro’s new tool
to see the impact of your commute
then consider some alternatives.

Click here to use the EPA’s tool to help you
find a fuel-efficient car.


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