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March 4, 2019

Over 70 workers hired to build CTA’s next-gen 7000-Series cars on SE side

The city says the factory, located on 45 acres of land, will eventually create about 170 manufacturing, warehouse and professional jobs. It’s been 55 years since rail cars were built within the city limits.

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February 28, 2019

Meet the black climate and social justice leaders you have never heard of

A new generation of black activists are working on issues from housing to transportation to food security. Dr. Beverly Scott, JMA board member, is featured.

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February 4, 2019

Why transit equity matters

Today marks the birthday of Rosa Parks, who made history in 1955 when she refused to move to the back of the bus in Montgomery, Alabama.

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February 1, 2019

Foxconn fiasco proves manufacturing revival won’t happen without accountability

Foxconn reneging on its initial agreement dealt a major blow to Wisconsin’s communities and economy. But it is, ultimately, unsurprising news. Our cities and states spend tens of billions of taxpayer dollars every year on subsidies to private sector companies

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January 21, 2019

BYD receives recognition for its commitment to advancing women in the workplace

BYD is the only pure-electric vehicle manufacturer in North America included on Bloomberg’s 2019 Gender-Equality Index List.

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January 18, 2019

Report on heavy-duty EVs highlights opportunity for social equity

California’s heavy-duty electric vehicle revolution doesn’t just benefit the environment, it will help social equity efforts as well, according to a report from the Union of Concerned Scientists and The Greenlining Institute.

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December 20, 2018

Congress takes first step to give second chances, manufacturers should follow

“While many consider the First Step Act to be just that — a first step — the bill may also contain important lessons for manufacturers looking to solve the sector’s ongoing recruitment crisis,” writes Madeline Janis, executive director of Jobs

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December 18, 2018

Transportation advocates commend states’ announcement to develop regional program to modernize transportation and reduce vehicle pollution

Leading environmental, scientific, transportation, health, and business organizations working to advance modern, clean, equitable and low-carbon transportation celebrated an announcement today from nine Northeast and Mid-Atlantic governors and the Mayor of Washington, D.C. to move forward with a regional clean

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December 17, 2018

California switching to zero-emission transit buses by 2040

On Friday, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) voted to set a statewide goal for public transit agencies to transition to 100% zero-emission bus fleets by 2040, representing a first-of-its-kind regulation in the U.S.

Posted:
December 17, 2018

California mandates fleets to operate zero-emission buses by 2040

“The passing of this rule is a huge win for many in our communities who, despite working hard for years, have been unable to benefit from the Silicon Valley tech boom and infrastructure investment,” said Abhilasha Bhola, Jobs to Move