Tips for Green Commuting
Since 1960, the number of miles Americans travel each year has more than tripled. The daily commute is taking a toll on our time, our wallets, and the Earth. Improving your commute means improving not only the environment but also your quality of life. In fact, some local governments and employers have introduced employee travel reduction programs that encourage such alternatives as car-pooling, using public transportation, biking, and telecommuting. Here are a few ways you can do your part to make your own commute greener.