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Sustainable Transportation
Transport Yourself AlternativelyBe Resourceful
Driving a car is typically a person's most polluting activity. While driving efficiently and maintaining your vehicle will help you reduce your emissions, leaving the car parked is the most economical and emission reducing measure you can take. Learn more about being Climate Smart on the road.

Use these tools to learn about the effect your vehicle has on the environment and potential savings of more fuel efficient vehicles.

Choosing to bicycle is a healthy alternative to driving that saves you money and helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions. For more information on biking in Flagstaff, visit Flagstaff Biking.

Skip a car trip each week. Choose one trip you make on a weekly basis; then decide how to get the task done without your car, whether it is by biking, taking public transportation, carpooling or eliminating an expendable trip. Motor vehicle emissions contribute 31% of total carbon dioxide, 81% of carbon monoxide, and 49% of nitrogen oxides released in the U.S. (The Green Commuter). Making the choice to bike that four miles to work will actually keep about 15 pounds of pollutants out of the air we breathe. Also, for shorter distances, such as daily commuting, bicycles can actually be faster than cars when you take traffic into account.

The Arizona Department of Transportation has developed several education guides to help you walk or bike safely. The Arizona Bicycling Street Smarts Guide helps you ride confidently, legally and safely.

Northern Arizona Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority (NAIPTA)
NAIPTA is a regional organization including Coconino and Yavapai Counties; the cities of Flagstaff, Sedona, and Cottonwood, and Northern Arizona University. NAIPTA was formed to coordinate the planning of public transportation services of the region's growing population. The Mountain Line transit system offers convenient and reliable transportation throughout Flagstaff seven days a week.

Utilize Google Transit application in Google Maps to encourage trip reduction. Using Google Transit provides for a model that is both replicable and established. The application allows for a community’s residents and visitors to plan their next bus ride. An easy to follow web-based application allows riders to input their starting point and destination.

Here we have provided some examples of how you can use the Mountain Link Website to get to and from City Hall and several important Flagstaff destinations for City employees.

NAIPTA also offers the TransLoc App to see busses in real time. Visit the TransLoc page or scan the QR code to download the app today to make trip planning even easier.