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How transit workers can succeed in our transition to a green energy future

The bipartisan infrastructure law, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), included a major investment in zero-emission buses. Transit agencies will be further incentivized to switch to these buses and help transition to a lower-carbon, more sustainable future. But

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Providing Training for Zero Emission Buses: Recommended Expanded RFP Language

JMA released a report with The International Transportation Learning Center (ITLC) to assist public transit agencies in meeting the requirements in the bipartisan infrastructure bill to train workers in the operations and maintenance of zero emissions buses (ZEBs). In the

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ITLC and JMA release report on providing training to workers for zero emission buses

For Immediate Release Silver Spring, Md. – February 16, 2022: The International Transportation Learning Center (ITLC) and Jobs to Move America (JMA) announced today the release of their report to assist public transit agencies in meeting the requirements in the

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TIME, November 15, 2021
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U.S. School Buses May Never Be The Same Thanks to Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

The article highlights JMA’s work with allies Chispa and Sierra Club in advocating for electric school buses as well as putting a spotlight on UAW members at school bus factories in North Carolina and Oklahoma.

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October 23, 2021
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We must invest in a transportation transition — and workers

Transportation is the largest source of climate-disrupting pollution in the U.S. Fortunately, electric vehicle (EV) technology has progressed to the point where we can now start replacing tens of millions of fossil-fuel vehicles with EVs.

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Great Lakes Echo, May 13, 2021
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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.

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POLITICO Pro, May 12, 2021
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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.”

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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.

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GOVERNING, April 19, 2021
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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.