Organizer: PACE and CTEN
Transportation is one of the leading sources of greenhouse gas emissions. It also is a major contributor to air pollution.
Daphne Dixon, Co-Founder and Executive Director of LiveGreen, presents on how your town can assess its readiness for electric vehicles and how it can bring electric school buses.
Doug Holcomb, Chief Executive Officer of Greater Bridgeport Transit, presents on the electric transit buses being used in Bridgeport.
Gannon Long of the Center for Latino Progress presents on how your town can be more friendly to and ready for public transit as well as pedestrians and cyclists.
Charles Rothenberger of Save the Sound gives an update on recent developments at the Connecticut General Assembly, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) and the Public Utility Regulatory Authority (PURA).
Alyssa Norwood, Sustainable CT Program Manager, highlights several clean transportation projects carried out by towns through the Sustainable CT Program, and explains the many resources available to towns through the program.