Transportation

Sander Kushen

Update: Good news for clean, green transportation in California

By | Sander Kushen
Public Health Advocate, CALPIRG

Electric school buses and high speed rail recieve some much-needed funding

How discounts and incentives for electric vehicles should be improved

By | Mike Litt
Director, Consumer Campaign

Our Consumer Campaign Director was invited to speak at the Consumer Federation of America’s (CFA) 56th Annual Consumer Assembly on a panel about consumer protections and climate change.

Sander Kushen

Healthy Kids, Clean Air, Electric School Buses

By | Sander Kushen
Public Health Advocate, CALPIRG

A historic bill for funding electric school buses would help improve air quality, protect our climate and safeguard our children’s health. We need the California state legislature to make it a reality.

News Release | CALPIRG | Transportation

Statement: Bill expanding electric school buses passes California Assembly

The California State Assembly passed AB 2731, a bill that would require all purchases of new school buses be zero-emission beginning in 2035.

News Release | U.S. PIRG | Transportation

Statement: Biden restores robust public and environmental review for infrastructure projects

The Biden administration announced on Tuesday stronger public and environmental review requirements under a bedrock environmental law, the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The move reversed a rollback by the Trump administration of the requirements, which had limited public review of federal infrastructure projects in an effort to shove through the permitting of new freeways, fossil fuel power plants and pipelines.

News Release | U.S. PIRG | Transportation

Consumer Groups Commend GM Commitment To Ensure Used Cars It Sells On New Platform Are Free from Unrepaired Safety Recall Defects

Coalition: U.S. PIRG, Consumers for Auto Reliability and Safety, the Center for Auto Safety and the Consumer Federation of America - safety groups that are usually at odds with auto manufacturers - today publicly commended General Motors for the auto giant’s recently announced commitment not to sell used vehicles with unrepaired safety recall defects on its soon-to-be-launched used car platform, CarBravo. Too many car dealers sell dangerous recalled used vehicles.

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