The Clean Fuel Standard Explained
3/2019 - You’ve probably heard about the federal government’s commitments to work with the provinces and territories to take action on climate change. But have you heard about the Clean Fuel Standard (CFS)? The Clean Fuel Standard is expected to have the largest carbon impact of any policy under the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change.
Truck News: Peel Region begins Off-Peak Delivery pilot
7/2018 - The Region of Peel launches the TAF-funded Off-Peak Delivery pilot project with major retailers such as LCBO and Loblaw. Shifting deliveries to off-peak hours can help optimize highways and major road networks within Peel and the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area. This approach could significantly reduce truck-related emissions and improve air quality in the region.
The Hill Times: The U.S. is leaving the Paris Agreement, Canada’s not. Why follow on weakening car emissions standards?
5/2018 - While the United States plans to weaken vehicle emissions standards, Canada must stand up for strong climate actions to reduce emissions. Weaker vehicle standards will make it harder to reach our local, provincial, and national climate goals. In this op-ed published in The Hill Times, TAF CEO Julia Langer explains why.
Making transit fare-free: A dream scenario or red herring?
3/2018 - Wouldn’t it be nice to take any bus, any streetcar, any commuter train free of charge, whenever you want? What sounds like a dream could soon be reality in five German cities as part of a pilot project on fare-free transit. But would it be good policy to offer free transit in the GTHA to boost ridership or is the real issue a lack of investment in service?