This 2 hour course describes the process of developing and implementing transportation control measures, using real-world examples. Transportation control measures (TCMs) are strategies that reduce transportation-related air pollution, greenhouse-gas emissions (GHG), and fuel use by reducing vehicle miles traveled and improving roadway operations. For example, emissions from individual vehicle use can be reduced by offering less polluting alternatives, such as public transit, and strategies that decrease the need for vehicle trips, such as telecommuting. TCMs may also focus on making travel more efficient by improving the management of the transportation system. The course includes descriptions of real-life success stories of communities using TCMs.
This course was developed from the EPA’s Local Government Climate and Energy Strategy Series titled "A Guide to Developing and Implementing Greenhouse Gas Reduction Programs".
As prepared for Titan Coursework this EPA series has been separated into separate courses and may be taken out of sequence, each course independent from another.