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Let’s electrify public buses without throwing workers under the bus

A large-scale transition to electric buses is a logical way to meet these emissions targets and clean our air. Now it’s time to get serious about making that transition work for everyone.

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New report: Clean air and good jobs are achievable if cities and states plan for it

As policymakers and communities struggle with questions about how to clean our air and protect and create new jobs, a respected scientist from Jobs to Move America released a new report today, “Transforming Transit, Realizing Opportunity” that shows how those

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Transforming Transit, Realizing Opportunity

Through economic modeling and dozens of interviews with leaders from public transit agencies, environmental organizations, and community-based organizations, the report offers a suite of policy recommendations intended to enable agencies to center community health, climate solutions, and good job creation in their adoption of battery-electric bus technology and infrastructure.

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Building a more inclusive climate justice movement

How do we confront the social harms experienced by marginalized workers and collaborate towards a Green New Deal?

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ElectrifyNY coalition launches to fight for equitable electric transportation future

New York – On April 25, ElectrifyNY, a new coalition of environmental justice, public transportation, public health, and good jobs advocates, launched its campaign for a clean, equitable electric transportation future for the state of New York. ElectrifyNY is calling

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Creating good jobs as California transitions to electric buses

The transition to a clean, equitable economy that works for everyone starts in California, as recent efforts across the state show.

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A climate-safe future is a good jobs future

We’re celebrating some developments in the fight for climate justice — ones that prove that real solutions to the climate crisis are ones that lift up workers, fight racial injustice, and contribute to building a better society.

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A Green New Deal worth taking: How to advance inclusion through clean energy jobs

The Green New Deal is dominating the headlines, but what does this really mean for workers? A new report offers some important insights.

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How to operationalize a just transition

We already have a strong policy mechanism — public purchasing — that can deliver on core aspects of Green New Deal and lift up working people across the country.

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California Air Resources Board commits to zero emission buses and job creation in new rule

Los Angeles – The California Air Resources Board voted on Friday to mandate that all transit agencies in California operate 100 percent zero emission transit buses by 2040, and to use this transition to invest in workforce development training programs