TCI Regional Policy Design Stakeholder Submissions

Material submitted through the TCI Public Input form from April 2019-February 2021 is viewable here. View input submitted from March 1, 2021 forward here. All material submitted on this page informed the participating jurisdictions in the 2019-2020 TCI regional policy design process. Click on the column headings to sort the submissions. 
First Last Affiliation City State Input File
Amelia Jones Middlebury College Middlebury Vermont
As a senior Conservation Biology major at Middlebury College, this semester I am taking a class that focuses on transportation in Vermont. Over my time in college, I have learned from an array of...
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TCI Public Comment.pdf
Gwendolyn Marsha Delegate for NEKO, Danville, 2/29 Marshfield Vermont
I'd like to see an initiative built into the taxation that will be needed for this initiative to accommodate those in rural communities who would like to run a non-efficient vehicle for...
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Deborah Cohn constituent Bethesda Maryland
See Attachment
RGGI transportation cap and invest system comments.docx
Steve Boehm St. Jane de Chantal Parish Environmental Committee Bethesda Maryland
I urge my Maryland legislators to support the TCI as a part of our urgent response to the dangers of climate change.

I believe that the transportation sector offers tremendous...
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James Calvin New York Association of Convenience Stores Albany New York
Please see attached. Thank you.
TCI draft MOU comments.docx
Lauren Bailey New Jersey Advocates Trenton New Jersey
Please find attached comments from a group of transportation and environment advocates regarding the Draft Memorandum of Understanding.
Draft MOU Comments 2.28.2020.pdf
stephen jones 1952 Walkersville Maryland
I strongly support the Transportation Climate Initiative. The quicker we get behind clean energy, energy efficiency, and mass transportation the better off we will be as a state. Investing in...
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Chris Yoder self Baltimore Maryland
I write asking you to take action so that the people of Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic states can gain the benefits of a free-market economy. Greenhouse gas pollution is an economic externality....
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Constance Dawson Easthampton Climate Action Easthampton Massachusetts
Thank you for the opportunity to offer my comments and concerns about the Transportation and Climate Initiative MOU among Northeast and Mid-Atlantic jurisdictions. I applaud the Baker...
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John Bartow Empire State Forest Products Association Rensselaer New York
Submission from the Empire State Forest Products Association.
2-28-2020 Draft MOU Comments.pdf
Laura Spark Clean Water Action Boston Massachusetts
Governor Charlie Baker

Office of the Governor

24 Beacon Street Room 280

Boston, MA 02133

Dear Governor Baker:

The Massachusetts Campaign...
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TCI Sign on letter.docx
Staci Rubin Conservation Law Foundation Boston Massachusetts
Please see the attached comments of Conservation Law Foundation ("CLF") in support of the December 17, 2019 draft memorandum of understanding (“MOU”) of the Transportation and Climate...
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CLF Comments on TCI Regional DRAFT MOU 2.28.20.pdf
Swechya Banskota The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Environmental Coalition (AMS ECo) Providence Rhode Island
I support TCI because lesser fossil fuels coming into Rhode Island will mean cleaner air and better land use around the Port of Providence; tailpipe pollution is adding to asthma and heart disease...
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Launa Zimmaro League of Women Voters of Massachusetts Boston Massachusetts
With the 3rd largest GDP in the world, this regional plan to reduce emissions from the transportation sector would be transformative.The League has supported clean air as a necessary condition for...
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Garrett Bowen Brown University Alpert Medical School Providence Rhode Island
As a 4th year medical student receiving a Public Health degree, I support TCI because climate change is real, it is occurring now, and it is having significant health and quality-of-life impacts...
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Matthew Burke Charlotte Energy Committee Charlotte Vermont
The TCI should direct revenue toward the goal of providing free public transportation throughout the region. At minimum, this would involve fare-free bus service and commuter train service across...
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Amanda Dewey Citizen Berwyn Heights Maryland
I support the TCI as an important and critically necessary measure to address greenhouse gas emissions from transportation.
Gianluca Galletto Global Futures Group New York New York
Dear TCI,

Please find attached comments from CEiiA in partnership with Global Futures Group.


Gianluca Galletto
TCI - CeiiA Feedback Proposal.pdf
David Kosterlitz Maryland Sierra Club Bethesda Maryland
Please enter into the TCI. I support the cap and invest method that has been proposed. This policy could set a declining cap on the amount of carbon pollution released by the use of...
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Paul Palla NA Greencastle Pennsylvania