New climate-focused Build Green Act targets $500 billion in transportation reform – EHN

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren proposes a $500 billion investment in green transportation to combat U.S. carbon emissions, aiming to modernize infrastructure and boost the economy.

“The time to accelerate towards a clean energy future is now. Modernizing our transportation grid will pump billions into the economy, create green union jobs, and safeguard against the worst effects of climate change. That’s good news across the board.”

Green transportation encompasses a variety of technologies including electric vehicles (EVs), high-speed rail systems, and expanded public transit networks. These technologies not only promise to reduce the carbon footprint associated with traditional combustion engines but also aim to overhaul the commuting experience by offering faster, cleaner, and more efficient alternatives.

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