Promote Decarbonization of the Transportation Sector

  • Fuel switch or increase fuel efficiency
  • Change purchase behavior with incentives
  • Reduce travel demand
  • Increase accessibility and reliability of public transportation powered by clean energy
  • Encourage higher density development in conjunction with public transportation
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