2017 Sustainable LA Grand Challenge Environmental Report Card: Energy and Air Quality

Transportation Energy Use: C- / Incomplete


Transportation - Grade: C-/Incomplete

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Recent legislative efforts and ballot measures aim to transform California’s car culture by electrifying transportation and increasing funding for public transportation and overall infrastructure. Despite this enthusiasm and commitment to improvements, recent trends show large increases in diesel fuel sales, declining use of public transit for commuters, and almost no change in total vehicle miles traveled.