Accomplishments
      and Activities

  • 2018

    MECA
    Metro launches the Metro Environmental Construction Awareness program
  • 2016

    First / Last Mile
    Board Motion 14.1 began implementation - planning for 254 station areas.
  • 2016

    Active Transportation Strategic Plan
    The Board adopts the Active Transportation Strategic Plan.
  • 2015

    Urban Greening Toolkit
    The Board adopts the Urban Greening Toolkit.
  • 2015

    Green Places Toolkit
    The Board adopts the Green Places Toolkit.
  • 2014

    Complete Streets Policy
    The Board adopts the Complete Streets Policy
  • 2014

    First / Last Mile
    The Board adopts the First / Last Mile Strategic Plan.
  • 2012

    Active Transportation Strategic Plan
    Motion 17 creates the Active Transportation Strategic Plan.
  • 2012

    Countywide Sustainability Planning Policy and Implementation Plan
    The Board adopts the Metro Countywide Sustainability Planning Policy and Implementation Plan.
  • 2011

    Green Construction Policy
    The Board adopts the Green Construction Policy.
  • 2008

    Metro Sustainability Implementation Plan
    The Board adopts the Metro Sustainability Implementation Plan.

PERFORMANCE METRICS SUMMARY

Performance in 2019 across the following APTA sustainability indicators is summarized in the table below. The final values for 2018 and 2019 are provide for each performance metric, as well as the percent change year-to-year. Values highlighted in green represent significant year-to-year performance improvements.

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 Climate

2018

2019

Year-to-Year Change

Greenhouse Gas Emissions
(Pounds CO2e per Vehicle Revenue Mile)

6.46

5.78

-10.5%

Greenhouse Gas Displacement
(Metric Tons CO2e)

-987,490

-918,076

-7.0%

Net Greenhouse Gas Emissions
(Metric Tons CO2e)

-615,579

-591,123

-4.0%

2018

2019

Year-to-Year Change

Energy Use
(Megajoules per Vehicle Revenue Mile)

52.2

53.5

2.5%

 Operational Efficiency

2018

2019

Year-to-Year Change

Unlinked Passenger Trips
(per Capita x 100)

3,766

3,642

-3.3%

7,789

7,803

0.2%

Operating Expenses
(Dollars per Vehicle Revenue Mile)

$14.26

$15.39

7.9%

127

125

-1.7%

2018

2019

Year-to-Year Change

Total Solid Waste
(Tons per 100,000 Vehicle Revenue Miles)

10.09

11.02

9.2%

Diversion from Landfill
(Percent Diverted)

39%

44%

12.8%

2018

2019

Year-to-Year Change

Water Use
(Gallons per Vehicle Revenue Mile)

2.19

2.02

-7.8%

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