From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"A regional market-based program to reduce carbon emissions from transportation and a goal that all new cars, light trucks and buses sold in Massachusetts be electric by 2040 are among the recommendations in a two-volume, 237-page state report rolled out Friday afternoon.
The report, released by the Commission on the Future of Transportation, recommends 18 ways the state should prepare for potential changes in transportation over the next two decades.
Many of the ideas, Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack said, respond to “the twin transportation challenges of the 21st century” - climate change and congestion.
“Whether today or in the future, we simply must move more people in fewer vehicles if we are serious about reducing congestion and greenhouse gas pollution from the transportation sector,” she said."Continue reading the article online (subscription may be required)
Visit the Commission page
Report - Volume 1:
Choices for Stewardship: Recommendations to Meet the Transportation Future
Report - Volume 2:
Choices for Stewardship: Background Books – Facts, Trends, and Issues
|Commission on the Future of Transportation, recommends 18 ways the state |
should prepare for potential changes in transportation
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