Public Meeting on Climate and Transportation

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Date/Time Date(s) - Monday, October 28, 2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location
PUSH Buffalo

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Please register with your email address to attend the October 28, 2019 Public Meeting on Climate and Transportation.

 

The State Departments of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Transportation (DOT) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) are conducting public outreach to inform New York’s participation in a multi-state initiative to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector with the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI). DEC, DOT, and NYSERDA are seeking input from the public regarding New York’s potential participation in a regional program designed to reduce emissions, boost the economy, improve public health, and achieve fair and equitable outcomes for underserved communities and transportation-related businesses.

 

The states participating in the Transportation and Climate Initiative have released a framework for a draft regional policy proposal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transportation and are seeking public feedback. The framework can be reviewed at https://www.transportationandclimate.org/sites/default/files/TCI-Framework_10-01-2019.pdf. We invite the public to submit input to the TCI portal at https://www.transportationandclimate.org/main-menu/tci-regional-policy-design-stakeholder-input-form. Background materials are available at https://www.transportationandclimate.org/main-menu/tcis-regional-policy-design-process-2019.

 

In addition, DEC, DOT and NYSERDA are conducting public meetings to better understand various perspectives on New York’s potential participation in a regional policy. The agencies will also seek input on alternative or complementary strategies to reduce emissions from transportation.


Please join us for this evening meeting on October 28 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM at School 77 located at 429 Plymouth Avenue, Suite 1 in Buffalo, New York.

 

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/public-meeting-on-climate-and-transportation-buffalo-registration-75174901153

 

 

Additional information is available on the DEC website https://www.dec.ny.gov/energy/99223.html.

Questions can be directed to climateandtransportation@dec.ny.gov or to Pam Hadad-Hurst or Jason Pandich at 518-402-2794.