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Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2020
Level City or Town
State(s) Illinois
Source City Of Chicago
Policy Areas Transportation & Mobility
Evaluation of Chicago's E-Scooter pilot program testing the viability of electronic scooters as a sustainable, safe and equitable method of transportation for residents. The report evaluates the impact of e-scooters, as an alternative micro mobility mode of transport, in a diverse...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2019
Level -
State(s) All States
Source Meeting Of The Minds
Policy Areas Energy, Transportation & Mobility
Trucks and buses are going electric, too, and the impact on both our air and our economy could be huge. Transportation is the largest contributor to global nationwide, but electric trucks and buses are part of the solution because they are cleaner than diesel and natural gas vehicles....

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2019
Level City or Town, County, Other Boards and Agencies
State(s) California
Source The Greenlining Institute
Policy Areas Community Development, Public Spaces, Transportation & Mobility
Three transportation revolutions—electrification, vehicle sharing, and autonomous (self-driving) vehicles—are poised to transform our entire transportation system, impacting everything from how people move and the shape of our communities to the livelihoods of millions now employed...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2021
Level State
State(s) California
Source Journal of Science Policy & Governance
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Energy, Transportation & Mobility
Following the 2020 executive order from California to have all new passenger vehicles be zero-emission by 2035, the paper outlines the ways to expand access to electric vehicles (EV) to low-income Californians. For the state to meet its clean energy goals, it must include these communities...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2020
Level City or Town, State
State(s) All States
Source Smart Growth America
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources, Community Development, Housing, Health, Transportation & Mobility
Transportation accounts for the largest share of carbon emissions in the U.S. Car-oriented land use and community design play a significant role in the nation’s transportation emissions; communities are built in a way that makes it difficult and unsafe to access daily needs outside...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2015
Level City or Town
State(s) California
Source The Greenlining Institute
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Transportation & Mobility
The U.S. has seen tremendous growth in shared-use mobility services over the past decade. This expansion, however, has not reached underserved communities. Low-income households could greatly benefit from the cost-savings of sharing otherwise underused assets, as these communities...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2017
Level City or Town, County, Other Boards and Agencies
State(s) California
Source The Greenlining Institute
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Environment & Natural Resources, Health
This report examines the state of technology for electric trucks and buses, their life cycle emissions, and job opportunities presented by an expanding market for electric heavy-duty vehicles. While clean air and climate policies across the country have sparked sales of passenger...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2020
Level National
State(s) All States
Source Smart Growth America
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources, Public Safety, Transportation & Mobility
The majority of federal transportation spending incentivizes road-building, leaving limited funds available for road repair and more sustainable modes like transit, walking, and biking. Such spending encourages more driving and increased emissions, due to limited investments in low-carbon...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2017
Level State
State(s) All States
Source Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships
Policy Areas Data & Technology, Energy, Environment & Natural Resources
This report examines the current state of electrification in Northeastern states, examining technology and policies that support the development of electrification and reduce emissions. Further, this report identifies the actions necessary to reduce regional emissions 80 percent by...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2021
Level Other
State(s) All States
Source Economic Policy Institute
Policy Areas Data & Technology, Economic Justice, Transportation & Mobility
The shift toward electric vehicles (EVs) will change large sectors of the economy, and these changes will require workers take on new roles. These changes provide an opportunity to reconsider existing policies that are currently failing workers and to improve labor protections. If...

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