CFP Action Plan - Transportation

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Biodiesel Flex shuttle bus provided for visitors

NPS

Emission

Reduction

Target:

Reduce park operations'

transportation emissions to

20 percent below 2007 levels by 2020.








Completed and Ongoing Actions

  • Received a DOE Clean Cities Grant to purchase 3 electric vehicles and charging stations to green the fleet.
  • Purchased Flex and Breeze shuttle buses that are operated by the CC Regional Transit Authority and run on biodiesel.
  • Promote car-free travel options via the SMARTGuide website.
  • Switched from diesel to B-20 biodiesel for park vehicles, and purchased more hybrid vehicles.
  • Purchase and use bio-based lubricants and greases and retread tires in the auto shop.

Planned Actions

  • Improve bicycle route network and infrastructure as recommended to implement the 2017 Outer Cape Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan.
  • Continue to work with DOE Clean Cities Program to replace fleet vehicles with alternate fuel models.
  • Implement town beach shuttles and jitneys in cooperation with local communities.
  • Explore funding opportunities for alternative fuel and transportation activities in the park to improve transit, safe bicycling, and walking opportunities.
  • Examine options for replacing gasoline powered equipment with electric alternatives (i.e. lawn mowers).

Last updated: June 28, 2017

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Mailing Address:

99 Marconi Site Road
Wellfleet, MA 02667

Phone:

(508) 255-3421

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