Transportation and Communities Program

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Transportation accounts for 34 percent of all U.S. greenhouse gas emissions and approximately 70 percent of all U.S. oil use, consuming more than 13.5 million barrels of oil per day. Transportation, therefore, is a critical issue for energy security, while transportation presents special challenges to achieving its share of a 60 to 90 percent reduction in U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

EESI's Transportation and Communities Program promotes energy efficiency and renewable energy use across the transportation sector to through a combined strategy of:

EESI works with a wide variety of transportation, community, energy, economic, and environmental interests to advance policies and programs at the federal, state, and local levels to address overlapping energy and climate challenges related to transportation and communities.

Biofuel pump photo courtesy of DOE/NREL

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