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Statewide Strategy - Oregon Sustainable Transportation Initiative (OSTI)
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The Oregon Sustainable Transportation Initiative (OSTI) is an integrated statewide effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector while creating healthier, more livable communities and greater economic opportunity.
OSTI is being led by several state agencies: the Oregon Department of Transportation and the Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD), in consultation with the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), the Oregon Department of Energy (ODOE), and many stakeholder committees made up of businesspeople, elected officials and residents of communities across the state.

Legislative Direction
In 2010, the Oregon Legislature passed Senate Bill 1059 (now referred to as the Oregon Sustainable Transportation Initiative). The legislation directed ODOT and DLCD to provide an overall framework for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector. 
ODOT and DLCD are to:
  • Coordinate and consult with Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) and other state agencies to develop a statewide strategy to reduce greenhouse gases from transportation.
  • Develop a toolkit to assist local governments and MPOs in reducing greenhouse gases from transportation.
  • Develop guidelines for scenario planning, and provide information to DLCD to set transportation-related greenhouse gas reduction targets for major metropolitan areas.
  • Conduct outreach and education to the public
  • Work with local governments within areas served by an MPO to consider what actions they might take, transportation-wise, to reduce greenhouse gases in the short-term.
Oregon Sustainable Transportation Initiative website