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Transportation Innovation Act: #ActonClimateVT Briefing

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What is The Transportation Innovation Act (H.552)?

The Transportation Innovation Act (TIA) is the work of several members of the House Transportation Committee. Sixty members of the House have signed on as co-sponsors, recognizing the critical need for Vermont to take a leadership role in curbing greenhouse gas emissions.

The Transportation Innovation Act proposes an ambitious suite of actions, incentives, and programs to help Vermont meet the requirements of the Global Warming Solutions Act. TIA parallels the pathways laid out in the Climate Action Plan. TIA also builds on successful programs and policies already in place such as electric vehicle incentive programs, plans for the deployment of electric vehicle charging stations, and innovations in transit and mobility options. These proposals will not only help cut our carbon emissions; they will also improve air quality, enhance public health, and help reduce transportation costs for all Vermonters, especially those of low and moderate-income. Register on Zoom here.

This discussion will include: 

  • Representative Becca White (Member – House Transportation Committee) 
  • Sue Minter, Executive Director of Capstone Community Action and Vermont Climate Council Just Transitions Co-Chair
  • Johanna Miller, VNRC and Climate Council Member/Transportation Task Group Co-Lead 
  • Robb Kidd, Vermont Sierra Club 
  • Liam O’Sullivan, VPIRG
  • Dale Azaria, Conservation Law Foundation (facilitator)

Please reach out to Robb Kidd at the Vermont Sierra Club with any questions: robb.kidd@sierraclub.org | (802) 505-1540

The Vermont Sierra Club, Conservation Law Foundation, Vermont Natural Resources Council, and the Vermont Public Interest Research Group invite you to a policy discussion about the Transportation Innovation Act, H.552. We will break down how this critical legislation will help catalyze the transportation reductions required by the Climate Action Plan, as well as help ensure that all Vermonters have access to clean transportation choices. 

When: Wednesday, January 26, 2022 

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm *** 1:00pm-1:30pm will be reserved for questions.