"We can't afford it" means "I don't care about it." Either politicians don't see its potential value for themselves, or they don't feel the pain of its absence in the way that people outside of cars do.
It’s time for each one of us to declare a climate emergency and take action (The Guardian) TV weather forecasters have been targeted for telling the truth (The Guardian) Republican districts are getting the most in clean energy investments – especially CA Congressman Kevin McCarthy (Bloomberg) The real roadblock to climate action is red tape […]
They're the backbone of any region's infrastructure. So let's act like it.
Automakers are warning that they won't be able to meet demand for electric cars while also divesting from foreign supply chains — prompting some advocates to demand a decarbonization strategy that doesn't require 1,000-pound batteries.
Feds may require states to set transportation GHG emission reduction goals (Governing) U.S. transit systems are crumbling (Route Fifty) Hundreds of e-bikes abandoned in Richmond (Mercury News) As state shelter program shuts down, residents wonder what’s next (KQED) Lessons on congestion pricing from Singapore (Centre for Cities) In Richmond, a nonprofit retrofits abandoned homes into […]
In most California cities, whenever developers construct a new building, local governments force them to provide a certain amount of parking as well. These rules – minimum parking requirements – are bad for the state, and they get in the way of meeting housing, transportation, and climate goals by making it harder and more expensive […]