Sustainable Transportation

On this page, you’ll find information and resources for saving money and lowering your carbon footprint by adopting cleaner, sustainable forms of transportation. From electric vehicles to public transit and commuter options in Fairfax County, discover ways to drive less and walk/ride more – all of which contributes to lower greenhouse gas emissions and a healthier community. Refer to the county’s Department of Transportation webpages for detailed information about transportation-related topics, programs and activities.

Transportation and Climate Action

The transportation sector is the second-largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in Fairfax County, accounting for about 43% of total GHGs. Learn more about what that means, how that relates to Fairfax County's climate plans, and ways to take action.

Fairfax County Commuter Services

Fairfax County Commuter Services (FCCS) is a Transportation Demand Management (TDM) program that advocates alternatives to drive-alone commuting for residents and employees in the county.

Active Transportation

Fairfax County Department of Transportation's Active Transportation Program works in coordination with other county and state agencies to improve transportation infrastructure such as bike lanes, sidewalks, crosswalks and trails and to encourage safe and efficient walking, biking, scooting and other active ways that people move around Fairfax County.

Sustainable Transportation Resources

Check out the resources below on switching to an EV and exploring multi-modal options that will have you driving less and riding or walking more. Need one in a different language or want to watch some videos? Visit our Resources for Residents webpage.

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