Op-Ed: Electric Vehicles: Creating clean air & green jobs by transitioning public transit

By Andre Sayegh, Mayor of Paterson, NJ When an array of interests find a collective voice for action on an issue, it’s a sign we are onto something significant. In this way, I am proud to place Paterson as a focal point for this consensus about the health, and environmental and economic benefits of a transition [...]

By |2019-11-26T10:52:17-05:00November 10th, 2019|Electrify Opinion|0 Comments

OPINION: Trenton mayor: One bill could supercharge the city’s transportation, jobs and clean air

By Reed Gusciora and Andre Thomas Creating a healthy and sustainable Trenton requires access to family-sustaining jobs for everyone while ensuring residents have safe, reliable, affordable, and functional transportation options that will get them to their places of employment and home at the end of their shift. Isles, Inc. focuses on community development and environmental [...]

By |2019-09-04T14:31:26-04:00July 19th, 2019|Electrify Opinion|0 Comments

OPINION: New Jersey needs more electric transit to fight climate change

By Barbara Rosen and Debra Coyle McFadden Climate change is the greatest threat to public health of the 21st century, with disproportionate harm borne by the most vulnerable and disadvantaged New Jerseyans among us. Fortunately, a 21st century clean technology solution is available. Transition to an electrified transportation system will reduce the use of petroleum-fueled [...]

By |2019-09-04T14:30:30-04:00June 20th, 2019|Electrify Opinion|0 Comments

Electric cars can combat air pollution

By Fran Gallagher Every year, hundreds of New Jerseyans die prematurely from air pollution released from diesel vehicles, like trucks and buses, cars, and rail. Our car-dependent culture has us traversing the highways and our neighborhood streets, adding to ground-level emissions that not only release air pollutants, but also contribute to climate change. That has [...]

By |2019-11-26T12:47:24-05:00May 20th, 2019|Electrify Opinion|0 Comments

OPINION: Lawmakers should pass bill supporting ElectrifyNJ agenda

By Rev. Ronald Tuff and Rev. Bryant Ali Breath is life. This simple reality compels us, as African-American faith leaders, to urge our state and local elected officials and business leaders to support the passage of S2252/A4819, a transformational bill which would improve air quality and help fight climate change. The legislation would accelerate the [...]

By |2019-09-04T14:29:34-04:00April 26th, 2019|Electrify Opinion|0 Comments

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