Transportation Policies for New York to Achieve Its Climate Goals

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog.

New York achieving its climate goals may rest in the hands of the state’s Climate Action Council, a government advisory group tasked with preparing a plan to meet the goals of the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act.

Since the transportation sector is the largest emitter of greenhouse gases in the state of New York, the policy recommendations of the council’s Transportation Advisory Panel (TAP) are key to getting the state to reduce climate-causing pollutants in the state and improve air quality.

As such, it’s vital that

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USPS unveils 10-year plan to achieve financial sustainability and service excellence

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has released its 10-year Plan, ‘Delivering for America’, that will see the operator make US$40bn in capital investments to return the organization to financial sustainability and achieve service excellence while maintaining universal six-day mail delivery and expanding seven-day package delivery.


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The plan includes a combination of investments in technology, training, post offices and a new vehicle fleet; modernizing the Postal Service’s processing network; adopting best-in-class logistics practices across delivery and transportation operations; creating new revenue-generating offerings in the rapidly expanding e-commerce marketplace; and pricing changes as

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