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Community Transit

Other 7100 Hardeson Road Everett WA 98203 Work Phone: 425-353-RIDE (7433) Website: http://www.communitytransit.org
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Community Transit’s environmental accomplishments

Land: Reduced hazardous waste generation from 40,000 pounds per year to 360 pounds. Established an extensive recycling program, including steel and concrete recycling for construction of the Mountlake Terrace parking garage.

Air: Removed 360 tons of air pollution by voluntarily retrofitting existing bus fleet with particulate traps ahead of federal regulations.

Water: Recycle bus wash water, saving 12.8 million gallons of fresh water each year, and reducing the load for wastewater utility. The environment wins twice!

Energy: Operate one of the country’s largest vanpool programs – a 74 percent annual reduction in greenhouse gas emissions for those riders. Use hybrid vehicles for support staff, and hybrid buses for BRT line, saving fuel and reducing dependence on fossil fuels. Employed solar panels and energy-efficient lighting at the Mountlake Terrace Transit Center.

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