Citywide Youth Coalition Organizer Advocates for a Clean and Dignified Future for New Haven

Shining light on the advocacy and sustainability work of young environmental leaders working to make their communities safer and cleaner. As part of our commitment to youth engagement and equity, we are holding an ongoing series of interviews with individuals and sharing their stories to spread awareness. Dave Cruz-Bustamante (he/him/they/them) is a self-identified queer, working-class […]

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Press Release: TCI Momentum Continues: Middletown is Fifth Large Municipality to Pass Resolution in Support of Transportation & Climate Initiative

Hartford, CT – Last month, Governor Ned Lamont effectively took the Transportation & Climate Initiative (TCI) off the table for the 2022 legislative session, although he later said he would sign a bill if it reached his desk. This delay has led to setbacks in fellow TCI states and, if not countered by aggressive climate action […]

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Press Release: Advocates Call on Lamont, CT Lawmakers to Keep Their Commitments on TCI

13 Environmental, Transit, and Social-Justice Focused Organizations Urge Meaningful Action on Climate Change in 2022 Hartford, CT- The decision to pause Connecticut’s implementation of the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) has had a domino effect on the region, underscoring the important role our state plays in addressing the climate crisis. Lawmakers have missed a critical […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound on TCI: “Climate change won’t wait for when it’s politically convenient”

New Haven, Conn. – Today Governor Ned Lamont told reporters he is no longer pursuing passage of the Transportation and Climate Initiative, a policy that has been a top priority of his administration. Save the Sound Climate and Energy Attorney Charles Rothenberger responds: “The governor’s apparent abandonment of his top climate priority is incredibly disappointing. […]

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Press Release: TCI Momentum Grows: New Haven is Latest Municipality to Pass Resolution in Support of Transportation & Climate Initiative

Hartford, CT – With a unanimous vote of the New Haven Board of Alders, last night New Haven became the latest Connecticut municipality to pass a resolution in support of the regional cap-and-invest program, the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI). Town and city leaders have stressed that they see supporting TCI as part of their […]

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Press Release: Momentum for TCI Grows as Connecticut Municipalities Pass Resolutions in Support of Transportation & Climate Initiative

Hartford, CT – With a vote of the Hartford City Council, last night Hartford became the latest Connecticut municipality to pass a resolution in support of the regional cap-and-invest program, the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI). Many town and city leaders have stressed that they see supporting TCI as part of their solemn duty to […]

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Press Release: TCI Excluded from Agenda as Governor Lamont Issues Call for Special Session

New Haven, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today called the Connecticut General Assembly to meet in a limited special session beginning Monday, September 27, 2021, for the sole purpose of approving a renewal of the declaration of public health and civil preparedness emergencies that were issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The lack of […]

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Press Release: Bronin, Docs, Biz, Enviros Call on CGA to Pass TCI in Special Session

Hartford, CT – Today, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin joined Save the Sound, members of the Connecticut TCI Coalition (representing nearly 100 advocates and supporters), businesses, and healthcare professionals at Union Station in Hartford to call on the Connecticut General Assembly to reconvene for a special session to pass the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) legislation […]

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