TCI Regional Policy Design Stakeholder Submissions

Material submitted through the TCI Public Input form will be published here. All material submitted will inform the participating jurisdictions in the TCI regional policy design process. Please note that all submissions are reviewed before posting, so it may take several days for new submissions to appear on this page. Click on the column headings to sort the submissions. 
First Last Affiliation City State Input File
Jenna Van Donselaar Young Evangelicals for Climate Action Willimantic Connecticut
Cap and invest is proven to work. In order for this initiative to be just, however, the policy must make sure that low-income communities receive investment in good transportation options. Public...
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Sam Sampieri CTDEEP Hartford Connecticut
I'm all for cutting fossil fuels for as so long as the middleclass is not taxed. In addition it is time for corporate America to stop ripping us off. Another words, all cars should be...
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Joel LaChance The Goatville Cyclesmith llc, New Haven Public Schools (retired) New Haven Connecticut
I applaud all the efforts to promoted alternative transportation methods. So much so that I believe education and training in these methods must become part of the curriculum in public schools...
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George Foster independent Weymouth Massachusetts
I oppose the gas tax increase . Stop this abuse of power , NOW
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Justin Piccirillo Citizen Attleboro Massachusetts
I am disappointed to hear that the projected revenues from this program may be shifted to transportation infrastructure projects in the participating regions. The public already pay into a number...
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Mr Selvitella N/A Lynnfield Massachusetts
Let call it what it is, a TAX. This program will be bureaucracy, managed by non-elected officials that will not be accountable once put in place. Any changes to evolve the program in the...
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Paul Flynn ? WARWICK Rhode Island
You are kidding me and the people of this state. This TCI is completely ludicrous. I live and work in RI for the state and I drive an hour each way. I drive a 4x4 vehicle cause of snow I’m an RN...
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Andrew Kambour The Nature Conservancy Arlington Virginia
Please see the attached file for The Nature Conservancy's comments on equity provisions in the TCI program.
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TNC TCI equity comments 12-21-20.pdf
Gary Jordan republican Plymouth Massachusetts
In this terrible economic time, do you really think your TCI agenda will help. You are looking to far down the road with the TCI plan. You need to concentrate on the economic hardship that is upon...
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Paul Mucica Citizen Tewksbury Massachusetts
A Commission with no one to be held accountable to? Increased taxes at any rate they feel is appropriate? Increased costs to all things "fossil," whether personally used or consumed by...
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Thomas Matuszko Berkshire Regional Planning Commission Pittsfield Massachusetts
See attached letter
BRPC TCI Comments - 11.27.20 -Final.pdf
2Bridge CDX membership organization Brandywine Maryland
Lack of grassroots community engagement, on a cap & trade program. The farce of using Prince George's County Ej Commission as any sort of representation of community engagement and/or...
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TCI & PgCtyCommission_Final.pdf
Peter La Fountain BlueGreen Alliance Washington District of Columbia
Please find attached comments from the BlueGreen Alliance, the Labor Network for Sustainability, and the New Jersey Work Environment Council, regarding proposed TCI equity commitments.
BGA LNS NJWEC TCI Comments.pdf
Ellen Valentino MAPDA Annapolis Maryland
please see the enclosed.
Comments on TCI Nov 2020.pdf
Emma Stamas Greening Grenfield Colrain Massachusetts
I support this general concept because I am worried that the current Amtrak and other current train transportation systems are located too close to the coast and will be subjected to increasing...
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Peter Traub Cheshire Planning Board Cheshire Massachusetts
I am concerned about the cost increase gasoline to persons on fixed incomes and low income groups. What is the potential percent cost increases verses the percent decease in carbon emissions? What...
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William King Planning Board North Brookfield Massachusetts
This initiative has increased taxes written all over it. If one switches to hybrid and electric vehicles, where do the batteries get charged? If fossil fuel is to be replaced, there is not enough...
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Patrick Kelly API Washington District of Columbia
See attached.
API Comment to TCI 11.20.pdf
Jordan Stutt Acadia Center Boston Massachusetts
The attached comments are a re-submission of comments previously submitted on 10/30/2020, now on behalf of 200 organizations from across the 13 TCI jurisdictions, stating our support for an...
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Regional TCI MOU Comments_11_12_2020_Signatories.pdf
Virgene Link-New Dr. (Ms.) Anacortes Washington
To Whom It May Concern:

We need a strong TCI policy now.

A minimum of 35% of investments from the program will go to underserved and overburdened communities.

The creation of...
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