Ground travel represents motorized transportation within Fort Collins city limits. Ground transportation emissions account for about 20% of the community’s carbon inventory. These emissions occur when vehicles burn gasoline and diesel, both fossil fuels. As public transit, biking, and walking become more feasible for day to day needs, and alternative fuel vehicles, such as electric vehicles, replace traditional vehicles, these emissions will decline, helping the community reach its climate action goals.
Ground Transportation Emissions
Ground Transportation MeasuresThe following measures are categorized as direct or indirect. Direct measures track data used to calculate carbon emissions. Indirect measures show community trends that may impact carbon emissions but are not directly tied to carbon calculations. Some measures are not evaluated against a target and are simply informational. This is indicated when the status bar is gray instead of green, yellow, or red.