TCI Welcomes the Commonwealth of Virginia

Leaders from CT, MA, NY, VT, DC, MD and GCC welcome Virginia to the TCI collaborative

The Commonwealth of Virginia today became the 13th U.S. jurisdiction to join the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI). In a letter to the Georgetown Climate Center, which facilitates TCI on behalf of the participating state agencies, Virginia Natural Resources Secretary Matthew Strickler announced that Virginia will work with TCI toward regional low-carbon transportation solutions.

TCI Listening Session NYC July 24, 2018

On July 25, 2018, more than 150 stakeholders representing a broad array of interests and communities, along with 40 state environment and transportation officials, participated in a listening session on regional approaches to a lower-carbon transportation system. This was the fourth in a series of such sessions facilitated by the Georgetown Climate Center on behalf of the states that make up the Transportation & Climate Initiative.

Listening Sessions for the Transportation and Climate Initiative

From April to August 2018, the TCI partnership hosted a series of regional listening sessions, inviting input on potential policy approaches to bring about a cleaner and more resilient transportation future across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region. These events directly followed a November 2017 announcement by seven states and the District of Columbia, who committed to initiating listening sessions to gather input on potential policy approaches to bring about a cleaner and more resilient transportation future across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region.

Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States Seek Public Input As They Move Toward a Cleaner Transportation Future

Eight jurisdictions participating in the Transportation and Climate Initiative released a statement seeking public input on potential policy approaches to bring about a cleaner and more resilient transportation future across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region. Participants include: Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont.

Exploring Regional Solutions to Improve Transportation and Reduce Emissions

More Jobs, Less Emissions
According to a 2015 report by the Georgetown Climate Center and Cambridge Systematics, a regional clean transportation program could:
  • Reduce carbon emissions between 29 to 40 percent by 2030

U.S. Department of Transportation Designates Electric Vehicles Corridors in the Transportation and Climate Initiative Region

Several major interstate highways in the Transportation and Climate Initiative region, including I-95, I-91 and I-87, were designated as “alternative-fuel corridors” by the U.S. Department of Transportation, recognizing the state support for electric vehicles (EV) in the region and setting the stage for the expansion of electric vehicle travel in the northeast and mid-Atlantic.

Five Northeast States and DC Announce They Will Work Together to Develop Potential Market-Based Policies to Cut Carbon Emissions from Transportation

Six northeast and mid-Atlantic jurisdictions recently announced they will work together to develop potential market-based policies to achieve significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and other pollution from the transportation sector. Developing such policies will build on the momentum created by the participating states’ successful clean energy programs and will create positive economic benefits, in addition to reducing the emissions that cause climate change according to a new study released by the Georgetown Climate Center.

Celebrating Five Years of Success

Five years ago, 11 northeast and mid-Atlantic states and the District of Columbia launched the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) to develop the clean energy economy and reduce energy use and emissions from the transportation sector. The initiative is facilitated by the Georgetown Climate Center and led by state transportation, environment, and energy officials in TCI jurisdictions, who gathered this week to celebrate the Initiative’s success during the Northeast Association of State Transportation Officials conference in Wilmington, Delaware.

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