Housing and Transportation: What’s the Climate Connection?

Ann Arbor District Library - Downtown Branch, Free Space (3rd Floor) 343 S. 5th Ave., Ann Arbor, MI

Housing and transportation together account for 42% of our carbon emissions. To minimize climate change, we need to make our buildings more efficient, utilize land and building envelopes more efficiently, and create housing options that allow us to dramatically reduce vehicle miles traveled. What impact do transportation and housing choices have on carbon emissions, affordability,