Category Archives: Transportation

New York State Legislative Approaches To Fight Climate Change

Sponsored by League of Women Voters of the Rochester Metro Area (LWV-RMA). Carole Camp, member of the Citizens Climate Lobby, will discuss A8372, the bill proposing a carbon tax in New York. Sue Hughes-Smith, lecturer at RIT, will discuss A7497, the bill to require 100% clean energy by 2030. Barbara Grosh, member of LWV-RMA and Mothers Out Front, will discuss A7625, the bill relating to financial surety for major facilities, vessels, and railroads (Bakken oil). Melissa Peterson, member of Mothers Out Front, will discuss A8011, the bill to require divesting the State’s public pension funds from fossil fuel companies. Katherine Smith, member of the LWV-RMA will moderate this event.

  • When: Monday, February 22, 2016, 7 PM.
  • Where: Brighton Town Hall Auditorium; 2300 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester NY 14618
  • More info: To register for this event, go to the League of Women Voters registration page or call 585-262-3730.

Transportation

  • Brighton, NY, Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan
    The plan’s objective is to develop a well-connected, safe, and functional active transportation network of sidewalks and on- and off-road trails to enhance the safety and circulation of pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists in Brighton, NY.
  • FuelEconomy.gov
    Here is a great website for fuel economy including how to improve it, mpg for most makes and models, info on hybrid, ethanol (low mpg) cars, etc.