Washington DC Regional Employers Call for Smarter Transportation System

A group of prominent employers in the greater Washington DC region released a blueprint calling for investment in smarter transportation. The document, entitled Capital Region Blueprint for Regional Mobility makes numerous recommendations including: Modernizing Intercity and Commuter Rail Improve Roadway and Trail Performance – including enhancing congestion pricing Create High-Performing Public Transit Grow Employer Mobility Programs Expand…

National Climate Assessment Delivers Stark Warning About Climate Change

On Friday, November 23, the US Global Change Research Program, a team of 13 federal agencies, released the Fourth National Climate Assessment. This report, which provides a range of information, warns that the impacts of climate change are occurring faster than anticipated and will have a large impact on all levels of our economy. The report estimates that on the higher range…