Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s new legislative agenda on transportation and the environment is calling for carbon reductions, easing traffic and establishing a regional “Climate Ready” Commission to address climate change.
The six bill-package was outlined by city officials Monday in the second of four legislative packages the mayor is sending to the state Legislature. Much like his legislative agenda on housing security and economic mobility, Walsh’s transportation and environment package largely addresses issues with statewide impacts.
“Addressing the threat of climate change and making sure we keep up with our transportation needs goes beyond city limits,” Walsh said in a press release. “That’s why we must work together with the Massachusetts Legislature on issues of climate mitigation and adaptation.” (read more)
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