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Bay Area Transportation Campaign Launch

In general the goal of the new Transportation Campaign is to achieve the State's goal of 40% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 (per SB32 passed this year), with a focus on the transportation sector of the economy and on the Bay Area.

Meeting: Sat. January 28, 2017, 10 AM - 12:30 PM
              South Berkeley library/Tarea Hall Pittman branch
              1901 Russell Street, at Martin Luther King, Jr. Way (one block from Ashby BART station)

We have not worked out a detailed agenda, but we are considering presentations on three key areas, all of which are needed to achieve the 40% reduction goal:

  1. Cleaner Vehicles--achieving both the now-threatened EPA goal of 54.5 mpg for all new cars by 2025, and State efforts to support electric vehicles.  Cleaner trucks are also part of this.
  2. Reducing vehicle miles traveled by supporting public transit, walking, and biking, also known as Active Transportation.  This is closely tied to plans to build virtually all new housing in the Bay Area in transit oriented Priority Development Area.
  3. Climate Initiatives--parking policies, carpool encouragement, new technology, clean vehicle rebates, and more.

The Active Transportation efforts and the Climate Initiatives efforts are under the jurisdiction of the Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), although the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) is also playing an important supporting role (MTC and BAAQMD are located together at 375 Beale Street in San Francisco.  Cleaner vehicle regulations are under the control of the California Air Resources Board (CARB). 

We will try to accommodate people who want to phone in to the meeting (seeking tech support!)

Details on the agenda to follow.

Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

January 28, 2017 at 10am
South Berkeley Library/Tarea Hall Pittman branch
1901 Russell St
Berkeley, CA 94705
United States
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