Why Transportation Matters
Transportation and Climate Change
Getting around Clark County using a diversity of efficient, clean, and safe options is crucial to tackling climate change. With each mile we drive using gasoline or diesel, we emit greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) that contribute to climate change. Transportation alone accounts for 36% of all GHG emissions in the County! To reduce emissions, Clark County residents and visitors can rely on more sustainable mobility options like electric vehicles and public transit to decrease the impact of necessary travel.
Electric Vehicle Registrations
Clark County residents are already taking steps in the right direction. In 2019, there were 5,600 electric vehicle registrations, which was a 68% increase from the previous year. We hope to continue this momentum and reach 50,000 EV registrations by 2030 and 100,000 by 2040.
Baseline Source: Impact NV, Southern Nevada State of Sustainability (2022).
Leading by Example
County Fleet Leads the Way
Increasing Transit Ridership
In addition to electrifying our passenger vehicles, we need to improve and promote the most energy efficient modes of transportation including transit and bicycling. In 2018-2019, monthly transit ridership was 5.4 million. In order to meet our emissions goals, Clark County aims to increase the average monthly transit ridership to 7.9 million by 2030 and 9.9 million by 2040.
Baseline Source: National Transit Database, Monthly Ridership Report (2019).
Leading by Example
Complete Streets Initiative
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) has launched a regional Complete Streets Initiative to promote safer streets and make walking, biking, and transit riding more attractive and accessible. This will include the implementation of new policies and infrastructure upgrades such as protected bike lanes, wider sidewalks, bus shelters with more shade, and dedicated transit lanes.
Next Steps for Connected Mobility
Explore the goals, strategies, and actions in the All-In Community Plan. Use the dropdown table to see the progress we've made towards implementing each action!
Connected & Equitable Mobility
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Reduce Your Transportation Footprint
Get active, share rides, and drive electric to help move our community towards a green mobility future. Check out these resources to get started!