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Governor Announces “May Revise” Budget Proposal

Active Transportation Program is gutted - unnecessarily

May 10, 2024

How the Myth that ‘100 Companies’ Are Responsible for Climate Change Hides the True Impact of Automobility

An influential report pins responsibility for the climate crisis to just a handful of oil, gas and cement producers. But who's buying what they're selling — and who's creating policy that makes many of those purchases functionally compulsory?

April 29, 2024

Joint Legislative Hearing on Future of California Climate Policies

Cap-and-trade gets a lot of attention, but VMT reduction is equally important. And there is no roadmap for reducing driving.

March 12, 2024

California Launches New Transportation Equity Tool

The Transportation Equity Index calls attention to inequitable distribution of transportation benefits and harms - and creates a new way to map multimodal access

March 4, 2024

State DOTs Spend Even More Money on Highway Expansions Than We Thought

Advocates knew states would go on a highway widening binge when the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law passed — but they didn't know it would be quite this bad.

February 22, 2024

Freeway Fighters: ‘Stop the Highway-Expansion Madness,’ New Coalition Demands

"Endless highway expansions are pulling our country into an environmental, budgetary, and public health crisis," the letter states.

February 6, 2024

Report: We Should Stop Subsidizing EVs For All and Focus on ‘Super-Drivers’

Ten percent of U.S. drivers use 35 percent of our fuel. Instead of focusing on getting them in EVs, though, subsidies miss "super-users" and reinforce car dependency.

January 30, 2024

Report: Transportation is Still the Leading Source of U.S. Emissions — And Not Just From Tailpipes

The transport sector still leads the nation in greenhouse gas emissions — but that's not all.

January 18, 2024

Advocates to MTC: NO MORE WIDENING

All the major advocacy groups want to make it clear to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission: they won't support a regional measure that includes freeway widening

January 12, 2024

Are Boomers to Blame for America’s Dirty Transportation System — And Can They Fix It?

We spoke with one Baby Boomer says his generation needs to step up to end climate change — and he's got some advice.

January 9, 2024