Transportation

March 21, 2018

Dan Sperling on the ‘Three Revolutions’ Transforming Cars and Transportation

CARB Board Member and Director of UC Davis' Institute of Transportation Studies, Sperling discusses his book "campaign" to get local and state governments on-board with the electrification, automation, and shared mobility services that are transforming transportation.

November 30, 2017

Shared Mobility: A Crucial Component of Future Transportation

Sarah Ashton addresses Uber's maturing approach to public policy and long-term investment in fostering sustainable mobility behaviors.

September 21, 2017

CA High-Speed Rail Chair on the 'Transformative' Impacts of 'Connecting' California

Dan Richard, chair of the California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors, describes how the evolving program is already stimulating investment despite the challenges ahead.

September 21, 2017

Eco-Rapid Transit: Metro Light Rail to Connect Southeast County & DTLA

Michael Kodama explains the economic potential of the West Santa Ana Branch Corridor "megaproject"—a proposed light rail connecting Downtown Los Angeles to the underserved Southeast L.A. County.

September 21, 2017

L.A. Union Station’s Perimeter Redesign is All About Access to Transit

Elizabeth Carvajal and Jenna Hornstock address how perimeter improvements to Union Station could bring L.A.'s transportation infrastructure to the world stage.

September 20, 2017

To Accelerate EV Adoption in California: Welcome Veloz!

California Energy Commissioner David Hochschild and Josh Boone introduce Veloz, a new non-profit with the mission of rapidly accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles in California.

September 13, 2017

Lyft's Emily Castor: New Forms of On-Demand Mobility & Public Transit Mash Up

Lyft's Director of Transportation Policy shares how the company's many public-private partnerships are anticipating new urban mobility services—like on-demand autonomous vehicle fleets.

September 13, 2017

California Leads on Climate Action: Cap-and-Trade Extension & VW Settlement Funding

CARB Chair Mary Nichols explains the potential impact of the Volkswagen settlement for electric transportation, and comments on California's international partnerships.

July 31, 2017

Jeff Morales Steps Down: CA High Speed Rail Leader Discusses Progress & Future

After five years running the California High Speed Rail Authority, Morales has managed to oversee the beginning construction of the rail line in the Central Valley. Despite constant efforts from the Legislature and lawsuits, he has kept the project on track to soon provide Californians with more opportunities.

April 27, 2017

Electric Vehicles Not Exempt From Gov. Brown’s Road Repair Funding Plan

Plug-In America's Joel Levin provides context to the California Legislature's decision to impose a new fee on zero-emission vehicle owners starting in 2020.

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