According to fueleconomy.gov “The vehicles we drive release over 1.7 billion tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere each year, contributing to global climate change.” To help reduce the miles driven, visit some of following websites to find alternative transportation options.
Did you know that when you go to Google Maps you can see not only trips by car, but also walking distance and alternative transportation options?
The Jo provides Johnson County bus information including a full schedule of routes and fares. In addition, The JO operates several other routes servicing various parts of Shawnee. Many of these buses connect directly to the Metro buses, operated by the KCATA in Kansas City, MO.
KCATA - Kansas City Area Transportation Authority, Kansas City, Missouri bus routes and fares
Bike Lanes and Trails
Visit the websites below to find out more information when planning your next long-distance trip.
Shawnee, Kansas, has the distinction of being a bicycle friendly community.
You can reduce the number of cars on the road by car-pooling with neighbors, friends, and co-workers. Also, you can visit RideShare, which can help pair you with people close by that share the same route to work in the region.
Amtrak provides services around the country.