Category Archives: Transportation

Transitioning to renewable energy in transportation

Looking for some ways you can make your personal transportation more sustainable? Check out our Sustainable-transportation action list at: https://cli.re/BTWGActionList  Other opportunities to take action or learn how to are listed below. Thrive, Rick Events A webinar with Senate President Pro Tempore, Tim Ashe The Game of Extremes: A Climate Resiliency Workshop LEAP (Local Energy […]

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Supply, demand, personal actions and TCI

Whats new at STVT? Two perspectives on the potential of transportation demand management and another endorsement of TCI. Don’t forget to check our calendar of upcoming transportation-related events!  Hosting an event? Email us with a title, description, date, place and time. If it fits our mission, well add it to the calendar. Supply and Demand Jack Hanson on […]

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TCI and Parking Minimums

Check out our NEW calendar of upcoming transportation-related events!  Hosting an event? Email us with a title, description, date, place and time. If it fits our mission, well add it to the calendar. A Golden Opportunity Ned Farqhuar on what  the Transportation Climate Initiative offers and why we should support it. Stop Requiring Parking Many communities are dropping […]

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Winter Biking… a challenge, workshop and socializing!

Hello Champlain, It looks like winter is back! Never fear though, those plows will be out in full force and by Monday im sure our streets will be clear as can be so that… Starting Monday, the second annual Vermont Winter Bike/Walk Challenge will run from February 10th to the 21st! This is an awesome opportunity for Vermonters […]

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Vermont Research Newsletter: Transportation, lottery tickets, vaping and more…

 share    tweet    forward Transportation & GHG emissions The transportation sector continues to be the primary contributor to GHG emissions in Vermont, according to the 2020 Annual Energy Report by the State Department of Public Service. In 2018, transportation accounted for 46.7% of Vermont’s greenhouse gas emissions. See this new public transit report from VTrans and Sustainable Transportation Vermont for some […]

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February 2020 E-News: Updates from VNRC

February 2020 E-News  Thanks for taking time during this busy season to catch up with our latest news. We hope to see you soon at one of these upcoming events! LATEST NEWS 2020 Plan for Climate Action in Vermont — On January 14, VNRC presented a policy plan for climate action in 2020. We were joined […]

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Planning Like it’s 2020, not 1980

Planning like it’s 2020, not 1980. New Lanes for I-89? If we’re going to spend $500,000 on a study, why not assess ways to reduce use of the interstate rather than expand it? Boosting Public Transit Jack Hanson’s research into how to boost public transportation and why it’s necessary. Public Transit Policy Plan Everything you wanted to […]

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Community solar, electric mowing, an e-bike campaign… What’s your idea? Leadership program deadline: January 27

Imagine cutting the ribbon on a local community solar project. Or implementing a campaign to promote electric bikes for low-carbon and healthy transportation. Or working with the Window Dressers to organize a volunteer effort to build energy-saving window inserts for community members. Or, an initiative to “mow electric” on school and municipal property. The opportunities […]

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Public Meetings About Transportation Climate Initiative (TCI) Coming Up – Find One Near You!

Throughout January and February, Vermont state officials and regional planning commission staff are hosting four public information meetings to discuss the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI), a regional program that would place a cap on emissions from fossil fuel companies and use revenue raised to help participating states invest in cleaner transportation options. Modeled after the […]

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