Approximately one fifth of Finland’s greenhouse gas emissions are caused by traffic. Approximately two thirds of the journeys of the residents of Porvoo are made by car, and approximately half with the driver being the only person in the car. The share of walking, cycling, public transportation, ridesharing and other sustainable modes of transportation is currently approximately one third of the transportation in Porvoo.
Increasing sustainable modes of transportation is an easy way to reduce your carbon footprint. At the same time, the amount of harmful emissions is reduced and air quality is improved.