Bexar Transportation and Environmental / Community Commitment

 

03/17/2010

Bexar Transportation, LLC. Joins U.S. EPA SmartWay Transport® Partnership

San Antonio, TX – Bexar Transportation, LLC. today announced that it joined the SmartWaySM Transport Partnership, a innovative collaboration between U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and industry designed to significantly reduce greenhouse gases and air pollution. 

Bexar Transportation, LLC. will contribute to the Partnership’s goal to reduce 33 to 66 million metric tons of carbon dioxide and up to 200,000 tons of nitrogen oxide per year by 2012 by improving the environmental performance of our freight operations.  Carbon dioxide is the most common greenhouse gas, and nitrogen oxide is an air pollutant that contributes to smog.  By joining SmartWay Transport Partnership, Bexar Transportation, LLC. demonstrates its strong environmental leadership and corporate responsibility.

Launched in February 2004, the SmartWay Transport Partnership brings together major freight shippers, trucking companies, railroads, logistics companies and trade/professional associations to pursue mutually beneficial strategies that result in emissions reductions and other environmental improvements, as well as cost savings to the companies.  The Partnership currently has over 2,600 Partners.

 

For information about the SmartWay Transport Partnership visit www.epa.gov/smartway.