Around the world, transportation is the leading cause of air pollution. Breathe California of the Bay Area works on a number of fronts to reduce pollution emitting from vehicles.
Alternatively Fueled Vehicles
As the technology has improved, alternatively fueled vehicles (such as hybrids, natural gas vehicles, hydrogen fuel cells) not only emit fewer air pollutants, they are becoming efficient and practical for every day use. Breathe California of the Bay Area works to:
Breathe California of the Bay Area also actively promotes alternative forms of transportation and encourages local residents to leave their cars at home whenever possible. The agency:
Air Resource Team
Breathe California of the Bay Area has partnered with the Santa Clara County Air Quality Resource Team, a collaboration of individuals, businesses, and non-profit organizations sponsored by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD). The team works on community-based projects that address a number of local transportation and air quality issues. Visit the Air Resource Team's website to learn more.
For more information about transportation projects, contact Troy Tournat, Clean Cities Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (408) 998-5865.