I didn't do so great this week. I only reduced my CO2 emissions by about 8% as compared to my control average!
Wrapping up my LCP on a positive note feels pretty good, This week I was able to reduce my CO2 output by over 40%, as compared to my control weeks.
That means for every 10 miles you drive your car, more than 3 people could take the bus round trip!
According to the Green Cincinnati Plan (2018), transportation is one of the leading causes of pollution and CO2 emissions in the city. 1U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) (n.d.)Gasoline Explained: Gasoline and the Environment
Riding my bike to commute costs nothing and has no CO2 emissions. It makes me healthier, too.
Public transportation and mass transit are better options for me than driving my car all by myself. 2$0.58 is the Federal allowable deduction for work mileage
This week I had over 7% more emissions than my control average. It is really hard to reduce car usage unless everyone around you does it, too!
In Cincinnati, the cost of the Metro is $1.75 one way in Zone 1. The Green Cincinnati Plan (2018) calls for a 20% increase in ridership by 2035.
More than a 50% reduction in my CO2 emissions this week might make up for my overage last week.!
The Green Cincinnati Plan (2018) calls for twice as many bike infrastructure miles as the city has now.