Will the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states prioritize a transportation system to those who need it most?
Link to Baltimore Sun Article: "In curbing transportation sector emissions, will states prioritize community needs?"
op-ed written by: Michelle Romero, National Director of Green For All and
Samuel Jordan, Co-founder and President of the Baltimore Transit Equity Coalition
Environmental justice advocates worry a proposed cap-and-invest program for cars won't help the low-income and minority communities that have historically borne the brunt of air pollution from vehicles.Read more
JULY 26, 2019
Today, Green For All along with seven racial, economic, environmental, and transit justice organizations submitted a letter to the 12 Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states that are developing a regional carbon emissions reduction program for transportation as part of the Transportation and Climate Initiative. In the letter, we ask states to prioritize addressing inequality and disproportionate impacts as an equal goal alongside carbon emission reductions in pursuit of a truly clean and modern transportation future that works for all.Read more
Green For All joined EVgo at the OC Green Expo in support of their Communities Charging For Change program
On Saturday, June 22nd, Green For All joined our partner EVgo at the inaugural OC Green Expo in support of their Communities Charging For Change program. With nearly 1000 attendees, it was an opportunity to showcase Green For All’s #FuelChange program, providing resources to promote a more sustainable transportation lifestyle and reduce our community’s carbon footprint.Read more
Transportation is a part of life. It connects us to work, school, the doctor, and our families and friends. But what we’re using to get us from point A to point B is dirty, outdated, and not working for everyone.
We can build a modern transportation system that's efficient, affordable, accessible, and clean. And we can do it in a way that prioritizes people in the poorest and most polluted communities in the country.Read more
U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) introduced the Clean School Bus Act -- the most money EVER proposed for bus electrification. Green For All is proud to support this legislation, which would help schools serving low-income neighborhoods make the down payment to transition from dirty diesel buses to zero-emission electric buses, and give kids a clean, safe ride to school.Read more
Green For All National Director Michelle Romero spoke on "The Role of Carbon Pricing in a Just Transition" webinar hosted by ClimateXChange. Romero helps people understand the link between environmental issues and inequality and why we must address both at the same time to ensure the people most impacted by climate pollution are not left out of the green economy.Read more
Green For All Joins Effort to Cut Vehicle Pollution, Invest in Solutions Across Northeast/Mid-Atlantic
Green For All joins forty-eight local, regional and national groups today launched a new coalition, Our Transportation Future, established to help Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states develop a regional clean transportation system that protects public health, curbs climate-changing pollution, expands economies and improves the flow of commerce.Read more
At a special ribbon cutting event on May 1 at the Brookhurst Community Center, Green For All joined Anaheim Mayor Harry Sidhu and EVgo, the nation's largest public electric vehicle (EV) fast charging network, to celebrate the public launch of EVgo's "Equal Access Charging Hubs" (EACH) program, which promotes more sustainable communities through public education and expanded access to EV fast charging.Read more