TRANSPORTATION

Twenty nine percent of all carbon emissions come from the transportation sector. And, some estimates are higher. In 2018, twelve states (and the District of Columbia) in the Northeast responded, creating the Transportation and Climate Initiative to improve transportation, develop the clean energy economy and reduce carbon emissions from the transportation sector. This initiative is being facilitated by the Georgetown Climate Center.

CURRENT NEWS

KEY RESOURCES

climate_change_ccr

Freight Railroads & Climate Change

Our planet and nation face challenges that demand communities, businesses, and policymakers come together and create solutions that will fuel economic recovery and combat climate change. With nearly 200 years of experience moving America through…

Our Transportation Future

The Transportation and Climate Initiative is a collaboration of Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states and the District of Columbia. In December 2018, nine TCI states and D.C. committed to design and create a market-based program over…

Building Resilient Transportation

State and regional transportation agencies across the country are facing extreme weather events that damage roads and bridges and cost large sums to repair, not to mention the cost to the economy from disrupted travel.

MORE NEWS