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
Stewart Schwartz Coalition for Smarter Growth Washington District of Columbia
To reduce emissions from transportation we need a strong focus on the land use/transportation connection. We need to focus growth in cities and towns and in walkable, mixed-use, mixed-income,...
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Ramon Palencia-Calvo Maryland League of Conservation Voters - Chispa Maryland Annapolis Maryland
The signatories of the attached letter respectfully request that the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) and the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) designs and fosters a public...
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20190809_TCI_PublicEngagementLetter.pdf
Mark Kresowik Sierra Club Washington District of Columbia
August 7, 2019


To: Governor Baker, Mayor Bowser, Governor Carney, Governor Hogan, Governor Lamont, Governor Murphy, Governor Northam, Governor Raimondo, Governor Scott, and Governor...
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Sierra Club Member and Supporter Comments 8-7-19.pdf
Chris Dempsey Our Transportation Future Many Massachusetts
Our Transportation Future (OTF) is a coalition of local, state, regional, and national environmental, health, scientific, transportation, and business organizations committed to modernizing...
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Our Transportation Future _ Letter to TCI Governors_7.29.2019.pdf
Laureen Boles New Jersey Environmental Justice Alliance Trenton New Jersey
Transportation Electrification: Developing High Impact Policies for NJ's Most Environmentally Burdened Communities
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Final Draft of NJEJA Transportation Electrification (4).pdf
Dan Whipple taxpayer Wallingford Vermont
I abhor this theft of my livelihood via taxation for the fool's pursuit of Carbon Reduction. First most, carbon dioxide is NOT a pollutant! Anthropogenic climate change is NOT a proven...
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Anne Watson Montpelier City Council MONTPELIER Vermont
This seems like a plan that has some potential to make change in Vermont. I hope that it moves forward.

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Sarah Simon E2 Boston Massachusetts
We should also look at investment in High speed, regional distance rail (VA to ME). Better GHG emission and energy choice than aviation (under about 1000 mi, ?) and probably easier to electrify....
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Phillip Ludvigsen First Environmnet, Inc. Boonton New Jersey
Financing Green Infrastructure moving toward a low-carbon economy is key. Green Bonds and loans are becoming a major market. Unfortunately many municipalities and corporations know very little...
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Green Bonds De-Risking Deals NYLJ Oct 2016.pdf
Eleanor Fort Green for All Boston Massachusetts
On behalf of eight racial, economic, environmental, and transit justice organizations, we submit the attached letter "Policy Design Principles for an Equitable Clean Transportation Program...
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Regional Policy Design Principles for Equity.pdf
Rich Rosenberry Citizen Holliston Massachusetts
We should have a price high enough to both offset the damage that GHGs cause and undo some of the damage already done. This has to be done equitably, taking into account low income and rural...
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Elizabeth Henry Environmental League of MA Boston Massachusetts
Dear Governor Baker, Secretary Theoharides, and Secretary Pollack,


An uncommon alliance has emerged between five diverse Massachusetts organizations with business constituencies....
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Letter to Gov. Baker from Business & Environmental Leaders (June 20, 2019).pdf
P.J. Clark citizen Bridgeport Connecticut
Please design a regional low-carbon transportation policy proposal that would cap and reduce carbon emissions from the combustion of transportation fuels through a cap-and-invest program or other...
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Adeline Louie The Climate Mobilization Kensington Maryland
Can we look into instituting similar programs on federal, state, or local levels similar to what California is doing?

http://www.baaqmd.gov/~/media/files/communications-and-outreach/...
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Elizabeth Gardner Stakeholder Fairfield Connecticut
Thank you for soliciting input and for working together and hard on this super-important issue. Aileen Nowlan at the Environmental Defense Fund can provide up-to-the-minute information on this...
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JoAnn Flaum Citizens Climate Lobby Westport Connecticut
I applaud the members of TCI for working together to price carbon on transportation. I believe that global warming is the most important problem to address right now, affecting, as it does, the...
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Pat Rogers Citizens Climate Lobby RIverside Connecticut
Putting a price on carbon has been the main suggestion of many leading economists as a means of reducing carbon emissions. The price should be high enough to have the desired effect of curbing...
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Andrea Lubawy Toyota Motor North America Washington District of Columbia
Alternative fuel vehicles, including hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles, will play an important role in decreasing transportation CO2 emissions in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. Ensuring access...
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Carolyn Weaver Mothers Out Front Bedford Massachusetts
I live in Bedford, MA and am a member of Mothers Out Front, actively working to fight climate change for the future of our children. This measure must set a price high enough to effectively...
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Mary Jo Maffei Carbon Pollution Fee and Rebate Group Amherst Massachusetts
I live in Shutesbury, MA and am working to pass carbon pollution fee and rebate legislation in Massachusetts. I am the chair of the Carbon Pollution Fee and Rebate Group of Climate Action Now and...
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