Driving: Congestion & Environment MTC is planning solutions to ease roadway congestion and fight greenhouse gas emissions from cars. Credit Noah Berger MTC is using several different tactics to fight vehicular traffic and the pollution that comes from it. Congestion Management Process MTC develops programs and plans that can reduce traffic congestion. MTC Express Lanes MTC Express Lanes help reduce traffic congestion, increase mobility on freeways and highways and help the environment by taking more cars off the road. SB 743 To fight greenhouse gas emissions, Senate Bill 743 is working to reduce the amount of driving. Smart Parking The availability and cost of parking influence how millions of residents and workers decide to get around the Bay Area, including how much they drive. Spare the Air A program to reduce driving on days when seasonal weather affects the air quality. Spare the Air Youth Spare the Air Youth educates and inspires Bay Area youth and their families to walk, bicycle, carpool and take transit to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.