Chocolate calculator has encouraged people to cycle and walk (Finland)

Both decision-makers and members of the general public are interested in cutting carbon emissions. Under the Julia 2030 project, a variety of instruments and incentives have been developed to evaluate and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from travel and public procurement.

HSL’s Journey Planner calculates the carbon emissions of a given journey and provides alternative public transport routes as well as walking and cycling routes for the journey. People can also evaluate the greenhouse gas emissions of their weekday (Mon-Fri) journeys using HSL's Jälki calculator. Tips are offered for climate-friendly travel. Read more...

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