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
Steven Bennett Citizen Brooklyn New York
Reducing pollution from transportation is important for human health and to combat climate change.
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Sandra Scholar individual Falls Church Virginia
We are in climate crisis, and we need a strong, regional low-carbon transportation system. The highways are clogged with too many cars, and making more lanes is not the answer. We need to...
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Sarah Griffith Citizen Cambridge Massachusetts
The science of climate change is real. Scientists agree, and it's bad. After procrastinating for decades we have a short period of time to start turning off the greenhouse gas faucet. We can...
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Brenda Murphy Independent North Andover Massachusetts
What we need, and we need it now is a many pronged approach to reverse Climate Collapse.

Gas, Coal, Fracking & Oil, in all their forms, are a deadly addiction, we can no longer afford....
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Dan Schwartz concerned resident Bath Pennsylvania
While living with an asthmatic, and sometimes suffering from poor air quality myself, I think that everything we can do to improve the air quality in our region is important. Reducing air...
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Ann Wagner Retired Philadelphia Pennsylvania
As a long time rider of the Southeast Pennsylvania Transit Authority (SEPTA) I strongly support an initiative to reduce carbon emissions from our transit system. Please move forward to develop...
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Lynn Capuano Terrapin Environmental Solutions Inc. Port Washington New York
Not only is transportation a major contributor to climate change but it also threatens every individual's health. The young, elderly and those afflicted with lung conditions are at even...
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Carol Robins member New York New York
We've got to have clean transportation. At what point will the world agree that there is no fuel but renewable fuel? Every intelligent being must

speak up to undo the planet's...
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Peter Roper Mystic, CT resident. Mystic Connecticut
This sounds like a good plan. More efficient transportation makes sense.
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Kathleen Vieweg Union of Concerned Scientists Brookline Massachusetts
I am strongly in favor of the Transportation and Climate Initiative. The transportation in the Boston, MA area is frightful. We have too many cars on the road, a failing subway system, buses...
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Anthony Daniele sierra club member Pittsford New York
I would love to see high speed rail included in any plan to reduce emissions. I am pleased to see the northeast states working to blunt the effects of climate change. If need be, additional tax...
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Judy Knueven Mrs. Beaver Falls Pennsylvania
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Mary and Rev. Robert Reader subscribing members Goshen New York
Transportation is an expensive, limiting basic need --to commute to jobs, to travel from often outlying modest or poor residences.

Access to schooling including post high school is...
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Aviva Brecher retired research scientist and policy planner Belmont Massachusetts
This is an excellent and comprehensive bottom-up regional initiative, but it cannot supplant the necessary comprehensive and overarching national clean transportation policy and regulations....
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Hope Schnee Ms. Rockville Centre New York
Transportation is one of the largest sources of pollution and emissions which contribute to global warming. New York State should join in policies to reduce pollution from transportation, improve...
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Kathi Thonet concerned resident, mother and grandmother Pittstown New Jersey
It is long past the time when we, following the lead of Europe, invest heavily in mass transit as one way to curb global warming emissions from cars, trucks and planes. It is long past the time...
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Brigid Barrett N/a Easthampton Massachusetts
We are at the tipping point to save our planet. We need to do everything we can to cut emission. Please act to save out planet!
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Joan S Leland Church East Providence Rhode Island
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Leslie Jimenez resident & mother East Brunswick New Jersey
Take the parts of Amtrak that are electrified in the northeast and expand that into a regional electric rail system. Use as much renewable energy as possible to provide the electricity needed....
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Brian Fitzgerald Self - Retired Environmental Engineer Professional Moody Maine
I am a retired engineer who early in my career worked for a state Air Quality Program. I have a BS degree in Meteorology, am quite familiar with regional air quality modeling, and understand all...
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