Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) recently recognized the Energy Corridor District as a Clean Air Champion for its voluntary contributions to improving the region’s air quality. The District’s reduced emissions will be documented as part of the region’s commitment to the State Implementation Plan (SIP).
Committed to protecting the environment, the District is implementing the following:
- Supporting alternative commuting methods for employees with a reduction of a minimum of 80 employee work trips annually consisting of an average commute length of 15 miles
- Agreeing that 50% of employees will use an alternative method of commuting
- Providing up to $70 per month towards the cost of transit or vanpooling to each employee who commutes using transit or vanpool
- Ridesharing/carpool matching
- Allowing for alternative work schedules (flex or compressed)
- Offering incentives to encourage employees to use alternative transportation
The District and other H-GAC Clean Air Champions were recognized at the recent Clean Air Action Leadership Awards Luncheon.