Jobs to Move America
Get Updates Donate
Posted in :
Great Lakes Echo, May 13, 2021
Categories:
, ,

Advancements in electric buses making green transit more accessible for rural areas

Christy Veeder, national program director, speaks to the societal and economic benefits of electric buses and the possibility of Biden's infrastructure plan.

Posted in :
POLITICO Pro, May 12, 2021
Categories:
, ,

CCIA advocates make push with only weeks to go in session

Mo-Yain Tham, a senior researcher at Jobs to Move America, said the CCIA will create 160,000 jobs. “There’s massive potential to transform our economy," Tham said "The CCIA assures these jobs will be quality jobs contributing to a green economy.”

Posted :
Program Area:
New York / New Jersey

Climate and Community Investment Act

Jobs to Move America is fighting alongside the NY Renews coalition to pass the Climate and Community Investment Act (CCIA), which would invest $15 billion in new green infrastructure.

Posted in :
GOVERNING, April 19, 2021
Categories:
, ,

Opinion: Why we need to Electrify America’s school bus fleet

In this op-ed, John Costa (ATU) and Sonal Jessel (WE ACT for Environmental Justice) draw on Jobs to Move America's research to show how electrifying our school buses can create good jobs, healthier communities, and advance equity.

Posted in :
Capital News Service, April 16, 2021
Categories:
,

Advancements in electric buses making green transit more accessible

"Jobs to Move America supports the switch to electric buses, not just because of reduced carbon emissions and independence from fossil fuels, but also the negative impacts of diesel buses on occupational and societal health."

Posted :
Program Area:
National

How much would it cost to electrify the nation’s school buses?

To electrify half of the nation's 500,000 fossil-fuel-powered school buses, it would cost approximately $30 billion.

Posted in :
New York Daily News, March 22, 2021
Categories:
, ,

NYC’s purchase of school buses should supercharge transition to electric fleet: advocates

The city’s purchase of hundreds of yellow buses could jump-start what has been a slow effort to add electric vehicles to the diesel-guzzling school-bus fleet, advocates argue in a new report.

Posted :
Categories:
, ,

As school systems recover, new research reveals how New York can speed up equitable transition to electric school buses

Policy recommendations outline path for equitable, swift transition to curb toxic air pollution and create good manufacturing jobs for workers.

Posted :
Program Area:
New York / New Jersey

Clean Buses for New York Kids

A report with policy recommendations for how New York can harness the transition to electric school buses to create healthier communities, good jobs, and clean rides for kids.

Posted :
Categories:
, ,

How New York can lead on climate action, good jobs, and pandemic recovery

With Covid-19 cases soaring and many still struggling to make ends meet, New York needs to take swift and long-term action to put the health and safety of workers and communities over corporate profit.