Taking BART to the same place every day for one month emits less CO2 than driving the same route just once, which translates into a car's carbon footprint being about 30 times larger compared to riding the rails, according to the agency. Read More
The era of the electric car may have arrived. They are cheaper in the long term, better for the environment and Gov. Gavin Newsom is now looking to help boost sales among all income levels.
The California Transportation Commission has approved SMART’s request for $1.45 million to fund a $2.9 million freight rail investment package from the State’s Short Line Railroad Improvement Program, a program to support investments in smaller freight railroad systems.
The Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit agency has released a green commute fact sheet showing people who ride the system reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 33% compared to those who drive the same routes by car. Read More
Transportation agencies around the Bay Area are working to employ cleaner burning technologies to power buses, ferries and trains. Read More