The Contra Costa County Climate Leaders (4CL) program is a network assisting the county and its 19 cities to inform, support and encourage the measurement and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. Through education and sharing of best practices we will ensure sustainable, healthy and livable cities.

Vehicle Miles Traveled

Vehicle Miles Traveled

On Tuesday, October 23rd, the Contra Costa County Climate Leaders along with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, California League of Cities, 511.org, and local city officials presented a comprehensive workshop on Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT). Discussed was the many ways to reduce community-wide VMTs and greenhouse gas emissions associated with transportation. Groups have addressed this issue through Climate Action Planning, General Plans, Transportation policies, education, outreach, and practice!

Workshop Details

Presentations

Local City Speakers

  • Newell Arnerich, Town of Danville
  • Mike Chandler, City of Martinez
  • City of Walnut Creek
  • Maria Sanders, City of El Cerrito

Resources

  • For more information and case study examples: check out our VMT Fact Sheet.