In San Antonio climate emissions are trending down—though far from fast enough. Since CPS Energy’s pledge to transition away from coal power, however, the City’s chief sustainability officer sees glimmers of progress (and a new bike master plan) ahead.
As cities strive to improve the quality of life for their residents, many are working to promote walking and biking. Such policies make sense, since they can, in the long run, lead to less traffic, cleaner air and healthier people. But the results aren’t all positive, especially in the short to medium term.