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Economy wide

Economy wide

The transport sector is the second largest source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in NSW. The sector is also a growing source of GHG emissions. In 2016-17, transport accounted for almost 19 per cent of the state’s GHG emissions; an increase of 12 per cent since 2005. However, the largest source of GHG emissions is stationary energy use, which at 46 per cent accounts for almost half of all emissions in NSW. The shift to renewable energy sources is a significant economy wide priority. Transport for NSW can play an important role by undertaking hydrogen bus trials and ensuring we maximise the financially sustainable use of our assets for renewable energy generation – for example, rooftop solar.

Six principles for Future Transport

The Future Transport 2056 Strategy is focused on six key principles for the future of mobility in the state, which together aim to positively impact the economy, communities and environment of NSW.

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