This study, co-authored by Emerald Cities and PolicyLink, surveys the current landscape on inclusive procurement and contracting policies and practices in the infrastructure and construction industries.
The resources in this toolkit support the recruitment, training, and retention of women in nontraditional apprenticeship and jobs in the rail and transit sector.
An inside look into the Community Benefits Agreement between the JMA coalition, SMART union Local 105, and electric bus manufacturer BYD.
Reagan vs. Cities: The 20th Century Battle Over South African Apartheid and Lessons For The Trump Era
By the 1980s, the apartheid political system in South Africa and its brutal oppression of people of color had become increasingly shocking to the world. Sustained global opposition resulted in the system’s collapse by the beginning of the next decade.
Our community-labor coalition is developing a jobs pipeline to train Chicagoans facing barriers to employment for jobs at CRRC, a railcar manufacturer in Chicago.
In 2017, the LA Department of Transportation committed to applying our signature good jobs and equity policy to all future purchases of clean transit equipment.
The Los Angeles Department of Transportation became the the third largest transit agency in the country to commit to all-electric buses by 2030 in 2017. As part of the Los Angeles County Electric Bus and Truck Coalition, Jobs to
In 2017, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro) committed to transitioning its entire bus fleet — over 2,200 buses — to zero emissions technology by 2030. This transition will help improve air quality, fight climate change, and
The Women Can Build photo series project uplifts the hardworking women in the transportation manufacturing industry.
Transportation makes up the bulk of greenhouse gas, particulate matter, and NOx emissions in California. To combat dirty transportation emissions, California initially mandated the use of compressed natural gas transit buses. But as zero emissions bus technology advanced, a broad