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OUR TRANSPORTATION FUTURE IS HERE: TRANSPORTATION & CLIMATE INITIATIVE “TCI 101” WEBINAR OPEN TO NEWS MEDIA

Coalition Working to Advance Regional Plan for Clean Transportation Invites News Media to Learn More About Transportation & Climate Initiative, Including Commitments from Nine Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states and Washington, D.C.

BOSTON AND WASHINGTON, D.C.///Media Advisory///Members of the news media in Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states covering transportation, state government, public health and the environment are invited to participate in an informational webinar “TCI-101” with Q&A, hosted by Our Transportation Future from noon to 1 p.m. EDT on Thursday, June 20.

This event will feature the basics on the Transportation & Climate Initiative and its cap-and-invest framework, along with perspective on state policy developments, goals for implementation, and the broad based advocacy campaign by Our Transportation Future supporting TCI.

TCI-101 will be presented by policy, public health and environmental experts from Our Transportation Future, who will concisely map out the current state of the policy and how others can get involved to help shape the Transportation & Climate Initiative.

Webinar presenters will include:

  • Jordan Stutt, carbon programs director, Acadia Center;
  • Bruce Ho, senior advocate, Climate & Clean Energy Program, Natural Resources Defense Council;
  • Jennifer Wallace-Brodeur, director of transportation efficiency, Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC);
  • Tony Cherolis, program manager, Transport Hartford/Center for Latino Progress;
  • Lindsey Mendelson, transportation representative, Sierra Club, Maryland; and
  • Alli Gold Roberts, senior manager, state policy, Ceres.

TO PARTICIPATE: Join the TCI 101 webinar event, open to news media (with Q&A following presentations) at noon EDT on Thursday, June 20, 2019, register at:  http://virtualvenues.com/reg/view.php?id=437298.

CAN’T PARTICIPATE?:  A streaming audio replay of the TCI 101 will be available on the web at https://www.ourtransportationfuture.org/webinar as of 4 p.m. EDT on Thursday, June 20, 2019.

CONTACT:  Patrick Mitchell, (703) 276-3266 or pmitchell@hastingsgroup.com.

ABOUT OUR TRANSPORTATION FUTURE

Our Transportation Future (OTF) is a coalition of 55 local, regional and national organizations committed to modernizing transportation across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region.  OTF is working together with business and governmental leaders to develop a 21st-Century regional transportation system that is cleaner; offers more varied, accessible, and affordable transportation options; and serves the needs of everyone. We believe the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) will be an important component of this vision, and we advocate for the states participating in TCI to develop a policy that is robust and equitable.


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