Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about Energy

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To Address Demand for Oil, We Must Focus on Transportation

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The consequences of our transportation policy. (Photo: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency via Flickr) Editor’s note: Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) sent us this commentary on the the BP oil spill, climate change, and the need for transportation reform. Last Tuesday night, President Obama delivered his first speech from the Oval Office on the single greatest challenge […]
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Transit Industry and State DOTs Agree: Senate Climate Bill Needs ‘Rewrite’

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The transit industry’s leading D.C. lobbying outlet today joined the umbrella group for state DOTs and two major construction groups to protest the Senate climate bill’s failure to set aside all of the revenue from its proposed new fuel fees for infrastructure projects — specifically, to the cash-strapped highway trust fund that is generally split, […]