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Transportation Conformity: A Basic Guide for State and Local Officials

Options for MPOs to Reduce Emissions

The MPO can adopt projects in the metropolitan transportation plan and TIP that help to reduce emissions. Examples include: HOV lanes, public transportation investments, signal timing, bicycle lanes and coordinating land use planning with transportation planning. other projects that can be implemented including retrofitting, repowering, or scrapping old trucks, supporting idling reduction at truck stops, or encouraging accelerated use of cleaner fuels, especially low sulfur diesel fuel. Appendix B includes a discussion of options to reduce emissions from on-road motor vehicles.

Updated: 3/14/2012
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