The Portland Metro region must shift to more sustainable transportation choices for our current and future communities. Bold action is necessary to restructure our system to be healthier, cleaner, more efficient and more equitable. We must dramatically reduce Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) in the region and expand non-single-occupancy-vehicle options. The urgency of the climate crisis as well as our communities’ needs for air quality improvements also requires us to ensure that the remaining cars, buses and trucks on our roads are fossil-fuel-free. Read more
Tailpipe exhaust is responsible for nearly half of Washington state’s climate and air pollution--call it a sin of emission. We can reverse the trend by passing a Clean Fuel Standard--just as Oregon, California and BC have already done.