TCI States Release Stakeholder Pledge to Demonstrate Deep Support for EVs

Support for electric vehicles in the northeast continues to grow, and states participating in the Northeast Electric Vehicle Network are forging ahead with preparations for the mass market arrival of plug-in cars and trucks and the economic and environmental benefits that these vehicles can deliver.

Analysis of Freight in the Northeastern U.S.

On behalf of the Transportation and Climate Initiative, Dr. James Winebrake conducted an analysis of all freight moving through the northeastern United States.  Download a PowerPoint presentation that shares some of his findings by clicking on the link below.

Understanding Freight Movement in the Northeast

On behalf of the Transportation and Climate Initiative, Dr. James Winebrake recently conducted an analysis of all freight moving through the northeastern United States.

Car Manufacturers, Utilities, and Other Stakeholders Discuss Priorities for the Northeast EV Network

Private- and public-sector organizations from across the country, including General Motors, Tesla, Coca-Cola, and Northeast Utilities, gathered with representatives from northeast states and clean cities coalitions recently to discuss ways to expedite the deployment of electric vehicles. 

Media Coverage: Launch of the Northeast Electric Vehicle Network

More than 80 media sources ran a story last week about the launch of the Northeast Electric Vehicle Network due, in part, to an Associated Press piece that helped break the news.  The story was picked up by News Day, Business Week, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal and the Boston Globe to name a few.

Northeast States Form Regional Electric Vehicle Network

Transportation, energy and environment officials from ten northeast states and the District of Columbia announced the formation of the Northeast Electric Vehicle Network on Wednesday. The Network will work to bolster economic growth, maintain the region’s leadership in the clean energy economy and reduce the area’s dependence on oil and its emissions of greenhouse gases and other pollutants.

TCI Jurisdictions Move Forward With Sustainable Communities Activities

Transportation, environment and energy agency heads from 12 Northeast and Mid-Atlantic jurisdictions released an Agreement to Support Sustainable Communities on June 8, 2011.

Summary of Climate Change Provisions in State Long-Range Transportation Plans

This overview provides a summary of climate change provisions in state long-range transportation plans.  The document was prepared by the Transportation and Climate Initiative for participating states at its June 2010 kickoff.

Summary of Policy Options in State Climate Action Plans

Twenty-seven states have adopted specific greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets, and have completed climate action plans that identify policies and programs designed to meet those  targets.  Approaches for reducing GHGs in the transportation sector typically address vehicle efficiency and low-carbon fuels – the traditional U.S. approaches – as well as measures designed  to reduce annual vehicle use, as measured by vehicle miles traveled (VMT).

Overview of RGGI for TCI Participants

This overview of RGGI was part of the briefing document given to participating states at the kickoff of the Transportation and Climate Initiative in June 2010.

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