Office of Sustainability
Sustainable Transportation Overview

Air Quality

In recent years, levels of air pollution in San Antonio have been measured higher than allowed by federal clean air standards. Prolonged exposure to polluted air particularly threatens the health of children, people who are active or work outdoors and those with respiratory illnesses. 

Learn more about San Antonio’s Air Quality

AMERICAN CITIES CLIMATE CHALLENGE

The American Cities Climate Challenge (ACCC) is an unprecedented opportunity for 25 ambitious cities to deepen and accelerate efforts to tackle climate change and promote a sustainable future for their residents. It provides the City with access to the country’s leading technical assistance providers around a variety issues such as reducing vehicle miles traveled and advancing transportation electrification.

The ACCC is progressing Public Transit Speed, Reliability, & User Experience, EV Charging Infrastructure, High-Frequency Public Transit Network and Enhanced Commuter Incentives.

Learn more about ACCC

Anti-Idling

Starting January 1, 2017, vehicles weighing 14,000 pounds or more are prohibited from idling more than five minutes (30 minutes for buses) within the City of San Antonio.

Learn More about Anti-Idling in San Antonio

Electric Transportation

Electric vehicles are clean, economical and quiet. In our community, gas-powered vehicles are the largest contributor to polluting greenhouse gas emissions. With more people moving to our region and circulating on our roads, electric vehicles can contribute to a cleaner and more sustainable future.

As the market develops around electric vehicles in San Antonio, EV-SA unifies the City's policy, planning and programming efforts around electric transportation. Check back often for new updates.

Learn More about electric vehicles in San Antonio (EV-SA)

SAN ANTONIO BIKE SHARE

San Antonio Bike Share is the nonprofit that launched San Antonio Bcycle in 2011 as the first bike share in the state of Texas.

Learn more and explore SA Bike Share Stations