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
Alan Blasenstein Transport Hartford Academy W. Hartford Connecticut
We know that in order to make our contribution to mitigating climate change, we need to start reducing our dependence on gasoline and diesel powered vehicles. This is not something that can occur...
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Carolyn Rhoads Private Citizen Denmark Maine
I am a citizen of Maine who supports the transition to green energy and I want Maine to belong to the Transportation and Climate Initiative. The most important issue facing all of us is climate...
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Jennifer Watson Taxpayer Harpswell Maine
While carbon emissions and general stewardship of our environment are important issues, PLEASE keep in mind when making policies that it is the real people, hard working people, that must bear...
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Jeanie Billings Maine Taxpayer/ Retiree on fixed income Eddington Maine
I am widowed, retired ,on fixed income.And live in rural area.Electric vehicles,the required charging stations is not affordable nor practicable in here in Maine which has a large population of...
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Trevor Livingston Middlebury Middlebury Vermont
The TCI appears to be a reasonable way to hold states, local governments, and companies who work in fuel industries, accountable for the damage they are doing to the environment. The plan has...
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Valerie Webster Republican Hampden Maine
Stop Maine involvement in TCI. Maine is a rural state and electric cars do not work for us. We are retired and can not afford a gas increase. We drive a pickup as our life style here in Maine...
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Tamre Steinhauer Maine resident South Berwick Maine
No. I do not support this.
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Joseph Hackett Mr. MARSHFIELD Massachusetts
As all common sense people would do, they would balance their budgets and control their spending to ensure that they can maintain their homes, autos, children's education, etc. We the...
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Earle Holt Maine Taxpayer Camden Maine
Maine is a very rural state where people routinely drive 40-50 miles to and then from work. Imposing a tax on travel will only increase the burden on people, it will not reduce our travel...we...
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Kenneth Capron MagLev Maine Portland Maine
The Swarm Solution for Climate-Friendly Transportation by Kenneth A. Capron

The TCI is anticipated to be expensive. We know that. The immense costs of changing processes and/or acquiring...
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Gail Watson U of Maine Cambridge Maine
Governor,

I can't afford an increase of 17 cents in the gas tax. I can't drive 30% less than I already do. My husband and I have not taken any vacation trips, not even in local...
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Ms Simmons I live and work in Maine Burnham Maine
This will seriously impact my ability to work. Despite being highly trained and experienced at my job I can only earn minimum wage where I live. There are no jobs near me that are similar. There...
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Carole Maclure None Olney Maryland
Transportation and climate change will both benefit from the Transportation & Climate Initiative.Please support this necessary action.
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Kevin O'Neill The Conference Exchange Cumberland Rhode Island
We should all I favor TCI for many reasons.


We know that the combustion of diesel fuel and gasoline in cars, trucks, and trains is increasing the prevalence of asthma and heart...
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Elizabeth Parsons 350.org Burlington Vermont
We need to take action to decrease carbon emissions now. Transportation is Vermont's largest source of carbon pollution, at 44% of the state's total emissions. These emissions are...
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Madeline Isenberg Graduate student at Boston University School of Public Health Boston Massachusetts
TCI is exactly the action that is needed to help mitigate global climate change by bolstering the green transportation economy while also reducing GHG emissions. With more than 1/3 of GHG...
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Tika Bordelon Dr. and Mr. Seattle Washington
Affiliation can be concerned resident/parent/voter/etc.

Request your state join the plan to reduce transportation emissions.

Explain why it is important to you that the states take...
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Ben Williams Mainer, property and business owner Belfast Maine
Do not enter into this agreement. If you want better gas mileage get rid of ethanol. It cuts mileage by 4% and is a net energy deficit. It takes more fossil fuel to turn corn into something that’...
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Homan Wai Virginia Clinicians for Climate Action Falls Church Virginia
Transportation is becoming one of the leading source of carbon emissions. It is essential that we revamp the structure to address the impact it will have in the future. As a physician, I also...
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Ben Zaitchik City of Baltimore Sustainability Commission Baltimore Maryland
On behalf of the City of Baltimore Sustainability Commission: we applaud the MOU emphasis on equity in implementation of TCI policies, and would like to emphasize the elevated transportation...
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