New York

Energy use reporting

Description: Some cities are requiring building owners to publicly disclose the annual energy and water used in their buildings. New York City Local Law 84 initially required buildings larger than […]

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Description: Some cities are requiring building owners to publicly disclose the annual energy and water used in their buildings. New York City Local Law 84 initially required buildings larger than

Reduce VMT by congestion pricing

Description: Transportation Demand Management or Cordon Area Congestion Pricing (also called Value Pricing by the Federal Highway Authority) is considered by most transportation experts to be the most effective strategy

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Description: Transportation Demand Management or Cordon Area Congestion Pricing (also called Value Pricing by the Federal Highway Authority) is considered by most transportation experts to be the most effective strategy

Reduce VMT by congestion mitigation tax

Description: A ballot proposal was passed in San Francisco, CA in November 2019 that would place a tax on rideshare companies (also known as Transportation Network Companies) like Uber and

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Description: A ballot proposal was passed in San Francisco, CA in November 2019 that would place a tax on rideshare companies (also known as Transportation Network Companies) like Uber and

Protected bike lanes

Description: To reduce the number of bike crashes and increase bicycle ridership, San Francisco, CA has created protected curbside bike lanes on several busy and otherwise hazardous streets. The projects

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Description: To reduce the number of bike crashes and increase bicycle ridership, San Francisco, CA has created protected curbside bike lanes on several busy and otherwise hazardous streets. The projects

Transition Streets

Description: As described on their website, “Transition US is a nonprofit organization that provides inspiration, encouragement, support, networking, and training for Transition Initiatives across the United States. It’s a vibrant,

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Description: As described on their website, “Transition US is a nonprofit organization that provides inspiration, encouragement, support, networking, and training for Transition Initiatives across the United States. It’s a vibrant,

Start a Community Choice Aggregation program

Description: Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) is a local, not-for-profit governmental program that procures electrical power on behalf of its residents, businesses, and governmental entities. The agency administering the Community Choice

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Description: Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) is a local, not-for-profit governmental program that procures electrical power on behalf of its residents, businesses, and governmental entities. The agency administering the Community Choice

Upgrade street lights

Description: Cities everywhere are switching their street lamps to LED. In Berkeley, CA before the upgrade, streetlights consumed 32% of the City’s municipal electricity load and accounted for 900 metric

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Description: Cities everywhere are switching their street lamps to LED. In Berkeley, CA before the upgrade, streetlights consumed 32% of the City’s municipal electricity load and accounted for 900 metric

Reduce or eliminate parking minimums

Description: Historically, cities have required a minimum number of parking spaces for each new development, residential and commercial, even in transit- rich locations. This requirement increases costs and encourages car

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Description: Historically, cities have required a minimum number of parking spaces for each new development, residential and commercial, even in transit- rich locations. This requirement increases costs and encourages car

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