Posts tagged with 'climate legislation'
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TheCityFix Picks, February 10: Mexican Superhighway, Helmet Legislation, Public Transit Apps
Welcome back to TheCityFix Picks, our series highlighting the newsy and noteworthy of the past week. Each Friday, we’ll run down the headlines falling under TheCityFix’s five themes: integrated transport, urban development and accessibility, air quality and climate change, health and ...
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California’s Policy Model to Reduce Oil Use and Vehicle Emissions
Despite having continual governing issues, budget problems and high employment, California has been a leader in developing policy to address climate change. Dan Sperling, discussing California’s leadership in vehicle emissions standards at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace at an ...
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Los Angeles is notorious for traffic jams stretching miles out of the city. Photo via Atwater Village Newbie.
Evaluating the Economic Impact of Transit-Oriented Development in California
Over the next two decades, California will need at least two million new homes to accommodate its growing population, according to a recent report about creating dense urban development. To make sure this growth is sustainable, California enacted Senate Bill ...
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"Cool Globes" - 2007 Chicago Art Displat. Flickr photo from JohnLeGear.
U.S. Senate Climate Hearings – Will Washington Champion Sustainable Transportation?
“the science is screaming at us to take action” ~Senator John Kerry Today is the second installment of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee‘s three-day legislative hearing on the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act (see archived ...
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Major New Study: Sustainable Transportation Reduces Emissions While Saving Money
Major New Study: Sustainable Transportation Reduces Emissions While Saving Money
Image from Moving Cooler. If anyone’s not seen it yet, the new Moving Cooler report is destined to be a real landmark moment in United States sustainable transportation. It’s quite rare to see any sort of think tank or government ...
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Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood. Photo by Washington State Department of Transportation.
Ray LaHood Speaks at Center for National Policy
Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood gave a talk today at the Center for National Policy  (great name for a think-tank, no?) about the economic impact of transportation. In other words, he spoke about how awesome the stimulus is. According to ...
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