The page you requested has moved and you've automatically been taken to its new location.

Please update your link or bookmark after closing this notice.

Skip to content U.S. Department of Transportation/Federal Highway AdministrationU.S. Department of Transportation/Federal Highway Administration
Office of Planning, Environment, & Realty (HEP)

Greenhouse Gas Mitigation & Energy

PDF files can be viewed with the Acrobat® Reader®

The transportation sector is the source of 29 percent of U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. National commitments to reduce emissions 26-28 percent by 2025 and 80 percent or more by 2050, necessitate less energy use and a transition to alternative energy. FHWA is working with States and metropolitan areas to:

Overview of FHWA work: Toward Low Carbon Transportation (PDF 2 MB)

NEPA Guidance: FHWA Transmittal of CEQ Guidance on Consideration of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Effects of Climate Change in National Environmental Policy Act Reviews (August 2016)

Background: Transportation and GHGs

Updated: 9/2/2016
HEP Home Planning Environment Real Estate
Federal Highway Administration | 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE | Washington, DC 20590 | 202-366-4000