Transportation

According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, 28% of total greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. come from transportation.  Much of our country has grown up around the automobile, which was considered a clean tech option when it started to replace horse transport in New York City. As climate change and population growth become more urgent issues, we need to limit our dependance on cars.

 

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SB 1339: The Commuter Benefits Program

SB 1339: The Commuter Benefits Program Bruce Naegel, Enrique Sterling, Lucrecia Rivera     April, 2014   An exciting pilot program is being put into place in the Bay Area to significantly reduce traffic. According to Senate...

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Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program

Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program All Bay Area employers with 50 or more full-time employees must  now comply with the Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program.  By September 30, 2014, these employers are required to choose a commuter...

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Bike to Work

A pedal a day keeps the doctor away! On Thursday, May 8th, the Bay Area Celebrates its 20th annual Bike to Work Day! This is the day the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition (SVBC) encourages commuters to leave their cars at home and join the tens...

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SB 1339: The Commuter Benefits Program

SB 1339: The Commuter Benefits Program Bruce Naegel, Enrique Sterling, Lucrecia Rivera     April, 2014   An exciting pilot program is being put into place in the Bay Area to significantly reduce traffic. According to Senate...

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