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Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) Public Meetings

On December 17, 2019, a bipartisan group of Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states that make up the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) invited the public to provide feedback on a new draft proposal for a regional program that would establish a cap on global warming pollution from transportation fuels and invest millions annually to achieve additional benefits through reduced emissions, cleaner transportation, healthier communities, and more resilient infrastructure.   

The draft “Memorandum of Understanding” (Draft MOU) builds on a program framework made public on October 1, 2019. A final MOU is expected in the Spring of 2020, following additional public input and analysis. At that time each of the 12 TCI states and the District of Columbia will decide whether to sign the final MOU and participate in the regional program, which could be operational by 2022.    

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2020 Public Meeting Schedule

Throughout January and February 2020, Vermont state officials and regional planning commission staff are hosting four public information meetings to discuss the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI). The meetings will feature a brief overview of TCI and provide detailed information about the specific proposals in the draft regional MOU and the associated modeling results. After the initial presentation, state officials will take questions and ask for feedback on the draft MOU

Here’s more information about the upcoming public meetings:

TCI Public Meeting

January 29, 2020 | 6:00 – 8:00pm

NVDA Conference Room

36 Eastern Ave

St. Johnsbury, VT

Contact: Doug Morton dmorton@nvda.net

TCI Public Meeting

January 30, 2020 | 7:00 – 9:00pm

Hunter Room

Manchester Community Library

138 Cemetery Ave

Manchester Center

Contact: Jim Sullivan jsullivan@bcrcvt.org

TCI Public Meeting

February 6, 2020 | 6:00-8:00 pm

Contois Auditorium, Burlington City Hall, 149 Church Street

Burlington

Contact: Charlie Baker cbaker@ccrpcvt.org

TCI Public Meeting

February 13, 2020 | 6:00 – 8:00pm

Selectboard Chambers (3rd floor)

Town of Springfield Offices

96 Main Street

Springfield, VT

Contact: Tom Kennedy tkennedy@swcrpc.org

You can also provide feedback using the TCI online form. Feedback is welcomed on all aspects of the potential program and comments about the draft MOU will be accepted through Friday, February 28, 2020.  If you’d like the Vermont team to respond to your comment or question, please add a note to your entry asking for a response from Vermont officials

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