The Department of Transportation and the Department of Land Conservation and Development, after consultation with and in cooperation with metropolitan planning organizations, local governments and other stakeholders, shall establish a toolkit to assist local governments in developing and executing actions and programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from motor vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating of 10,000 pounds or less.
A toolkit shall include, but is not limited to, the following material:
Information about actions and programs local governments can implement on the local and regional level to reduce greenhouse gas emissions;
Information about the potential effectiveness of the actions and programs in reducing greenhouse gas emissions;
Information about the cost-effectiveness of the actions and programs;
Estimates of the time required to implement the actions and programs;
Guidelines for best management practices for analyzing and executing the actions and programs;
Modeling and analysis tools that metropolitan planning organizations and local governments may use to assess greenhouse gas emissions reduction benefits from actions affecting land use and transportation; and
Educational tools that metropolitan planning organizations and local governments may use to inform the public about greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets and strategies.
The Department of Transportation and the Department of Land Conservation and Development shall actively solicit public review and comment in the development of the toolkit. [2010 c.85 §4]