Where’s the plan?
That’s the question climate and transit advocates are posing to the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) as it nears a Nov. 15 deadline to submit its carbon reduction plan (CRP) to the federal government.
In a five-page letter dated Sept. 19 to RIDOT Director Peter Alviti, the group of 23 organizations spearheaded by Acadia Center Program Director Emily Koo ask that the public have a chance to provide their input on the best ways to lower emissions from vehicles.
“With less than two months remaining, we as climate advocates are concerned by the absence of [a] public process surrounding a document with such significant implications for how transportation projects will be analyzed and funded in the years and decades to come,” they wrote.
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