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American Cities Climate Challenge: A Look Back at Transportation

Expert BlogUnited StatesSarah Elkotbeid
The Climate Challenge demonstrated just how much progress cities can make when they dedicate time and attention to deliver on their climate and equity commitments in partnership with non-governmental stakeholders.

San Jose Rethinks Parking to Help People and the Climate

Expert BlogSan Jose (California), CaliforniaElizabeth Stampe, Sarah Elkotbeid, Rabi Abonour

On June 14, San Jose's City Council unanimously took an important step to tackle the city's biggest source of climate-changing emissions: cars on the road.

Portland Acts on Climate, Equity with Parking Fee

Expert BlogPortland (Oregon), OregonElizabeth Stampe, Sarah Elkotbeid

The city has passed a resolution to generate revenue by increasing parking rates to better capture the true cost of driving—to climate and communities—and use the revenue to bring greater equity to the transportation system.

San José Council Votes to Go Carbon Neutral by 2030

Expert BlogCalifornia, San Jose (California)Elizabeth Stampe, Sarah Elkotbeid

San Jose, the nation’s 10th largest city, has emerged as a climate leader in recent years, including by becoming the biggest city in the United States to make almost all new buildings all-electric. But the City’s work isn’t done, as…