Environmental Benefits of Public Transportation


The issue of climate change and protecting the environment has become an increasingly important matter. Public transportation greatly benefits the environment and enhances the quality of life for all Americans.

By supporting investment for public transportation, both transit user and non-user
benefit – traffic congestion is relieved; petroleum consumption is reduced; less pollution occurs; and an increased quality of life and health exists for everyone.

Facts & Figures:

Public Transportation Increasing Ridership:

Public Transportation Reduces Greenhouse Gases and Conserves Energy:

Public Transportation Reduces Gasoline Consumption:

Public Transportation Reduces Greenhouse Gases and Conserves Energy