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We can all make a positive impact on Colorado’s air.
It really is that simple.

AQI

01. #JustSkip2

Find out how you can join the challenge to skip 2 car trips each week.

02. Simple Steps​

Cutting back on car trips and other clean air actions may be simpler than you think.

03. Featured Step​

Bike for better air. Whether it’s a manual or an e-bike, replacing a car trip by biking reduces emissions and traffic congestion.

01. #JustSkip2​

Find out how you can join the challenge to skip 2 car trips each week.

02. Simple Steps​

Cutting back on car trips and other clean air actions may be simpler than you think.

03. Featured Step​

Even if you’ve never tried it, ride public transit in August to give air quality a big boost. RTD and other regional bus services, including in Weld & Larimer Counties, will offer no-cost fares.

Simple Steps. Better Air.

Simple Steps. Better Air. is a public awareness and outreach program created by the Regional Air Quality Council to educate residents in the greater Denver Metropolitan area about ground-level ozone pollution and actions to improve air quality.

Ride Public Transit in August For Better Air

The RAQC and RTD talk about Zero Fare for Better Air and why you won’t have to pay to ride transit in Metro Denver this August.

RAQC

Regional Air Quality Council

Our Programs

The Regional Air Quality Council (RAQC) is the lead air quality planning agency for the nine-county Denver Metro/North Front Range Ozone Nonattainment Area. The RAQC works to improve air quality and protect Colorado’s health, environment and economy through planning, policy development, program implementation and a variety of outreach and education efforts.

Mow Down Pollution

Lawn mower exchange program

AQ Planning

Ensuring compliance with federal air quality standards

Charge Ahead Colorado

Funding for electric vehicles and charging stations

Alt Fuels Colorado

Funding for alternative fuel vehicles and infrastructure support