Press Release: Electric Bus Report Bolsters Call to Electrify NJ Transit Bus Fleet Statewide Coalition Advocates for Transit Electrification, Transparency, and Fewer Emissions at Energy Master Plan Hearing

For Immediate Release: October 10, 2018 Contact: Doug O’Malley, Environment New Jersey, (609) 392-5151 Norah Langweiler, NJ Work Environment Council, (609) 214-5110 Electric Bus Report Bolsters Call to Electrify NJ Transit Bus Fleet Statewide Coalition Advocates for Transit Electrification, Transparency, and Fewer Emissions at Energy Master Plan Hearing Newark – If New Jersey Transit transitioned [...]

By | 2019-01-28T11:34:27-04:00 October 19th, 2018|ElectrifyNJ, Press|0 Comments

Press Release: On Eve of Global Climate Summit, Jersey Renews Joins Other State Leaders To Call for Electrification of State Transit Bus Fleets To Fight Air Pollution & Climate Change

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Contact: Doug O’Malley, domalley@environmentnewjersey.org, Cell: 917-449-6812 On Eve of Global Climate Summit, Jersey Renews Joins Other State Leaders To Call for Electrification of State Transit Bus Fleets To Fight Air Pollution & Climate Change Burlingame, CA – Jersey Renews partners, including Environment New Jersey, GreenFaith and Jobs [...]

By | 2019-01-28T11:34:54-04:00 September 11th, 2018|ElectrifyNJ, Press|0 Comments

Trump Administration Pushing for Clean Car Rollbacks, Stunting State’s Ability to Enforce Stricter Regulations

This week, the Trump administration has begun efforts to rollback Clean Car Standards and reduce the agency of states to create their own, more intensive regulations for vehicle emissions like the California Clean Cars Program, of which New Jersey is a part. The transportation sector is the largest source of pollution in the country. In [...]

By | 2019-01-28T11:35:35-04:00 August 3rd, 2018|ElectrifyNJ, Press|0 Comments

Event Recap: Electric Vehicle Blessing

On Monday, May 21, more than 20 Newark clergy and more than 50 other community members gathered at Mount Olivet Baptist Church to bless electric vehicles and for a symposium about the public health and environmental benefits of electric transportation. Local pastors Rev. Ronald Tuff and Pastor Bryant R. Ali led an Electric Vehicle [...]

By | 2019-01-28T11:36:11-04:00 May 24th, 2018|ElectrifyNJ, Events|0 Comments

ADVOCACY ALERT: 3 Bills to Reduce Emissions with Electric Vehicles

Jersey Renews has three top goals: reducing greenhouse gas emissions, increasing clean energy infrastructure, and ensuring good, family-sustaining jobs. In New Jersey, nearly 50% of all greenhouse gas emissions come from the transportation sector. Light-duty vehicles, like the standard family car, are the dominant source of transportation emissions but heavy-duty vehicles, like diesel trucks [...]

By | 2019-01-28T11:36:44-04:00 May 22nd, 2018|ElectrifyNJ, Press|0 Comments

Event Recap: Jersey City is Hopping on the Transit Electrification Train

On Tuesday, February 6, Jersey Renews partnered with the Amalgamated Transit Union, New Jersey Working Families Alliance and other allies to host a rally in Jersey City on electrification of transit as part of Transit Equity Day, a national day of action organized by The Labor Network for Sustainability. Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop [...]

By | 2019-01-28T11:38:16-04:00 February 7th, 2018|ElectrifyNJ, Events|0 Comments

On Transit Equity Day, Jersey City issues request for proposals to go electric

In the near future, Jersey City residents that ditch their traditional carbon-emitting vehicle engines in favor of electric vehicles may have the option to charge their batteries right within their own neighborhoods in light of a new request for proposals issued by the city. Mayor Steven Fulop announced today at a City Hall press conference [...]

By | 2019-01-28T11:39:01-04:00 February 7th, 2018|ElectrifyNJ, Press|0 Comments

Activists call for more electric public transportation

Renewable energy advocates rallied in City Hall today to call for the electrification of New Jersey's public-transportation system. The event, organized by Jersey Renews along with the Amalgamated Transit Union, came the day after "transit equity day," an effort by the labor movement to call attention to climate change and promote public transit as a [...]

By | 2019-01-28T11:39:49-04:00 February 7th, 2018|ElectrifyNJ, Press|0 Comments

Transit Equity Rally | Tues, Feb 6

RSVP Today! Jersey Renews is proud to stand in solidarity with the Amalgamated Transit Union, The Labor Network for Sustainability, and allies for Transit Equity. On February 6, we will demand that all New Jersey residents have access to high-quality public transit run on clean, renewable energy. As we transition to a clean [...]

By | 2019-01-28T11:40:56-04:00 January 23rd, 2018|ElectrifyNJ, Events|0 Comments

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