Transportation planning policies and decision-making can affect a reduction in the transportation sector's CO2 emissions. The purpose of this document is threefold. Part I provides the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) with an overview of climate change and its local impacts. Part II provides a summary of the MPO's plans and programs that are already resulting in the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Part III provides specific potential "next step" actions to deliberately continue existing programs or start additional GHG-related initiatives.
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