Politico: Transportation and Climate Initiative Holds Listening Session in New York

April 10, 2018

Politico covered the first of several regional Listening Sessions hosted by Transportation and Climate Initiative on April 9, 2018.

Politico reports that environmental advocates, academic experts, business representatives, and state policymakers discussed high-level approaches to reducing emissions from the transportation sector in the first of a series of regional sessions.

The listening session, organized by the Georgetown Climate Center and held at the Desmond Hotel outside of Albany, NY, broke out groups of stakeholders to discuss how to reduce emissions from cars, trucks and other forms of transportation. T

The sessions are the latest effort by a subset of Northeast states participating in the Transportation and Climate Initiative to tackle this issue. Gov. Andrew Cuomo's climate goals include reducing emissions by 40 percent from 1990 levels by 2030.

"We've made progress but there's a lot more we have to do — especially in transportation," Department of Environmental Conservation's Jared Snyder said.

Read the story here.