Success Stories

Until recently, the City of Fayetteville, North Carolina, and the surrounding community felt removed from "big city" issues like air pollution. Thanks to the hard work of the Fayetteville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, citizens are learning about the ground-level ozone problem that exists in their community and some simple ways they can help eliminate it.

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...with FHWAís It All Adds Up to Cleaner Air—your one-stop resource for free commercial-quality marketing materials. Choose from dozens of ads and other resources your organization can use to customize its air quality campaign. Anyone can use this site to learn about the simple steps people can take to reduce traffic congestion and pollution.

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Did You Know?

Emissions are highest when a vehicle is started "cold." Starting a 5-mile trip with after a car has been sitting for more than an hour generates 50% more volatile organic compounds and 17% more nitrogen oxides than starting up when the engine is warm.