Revamped Clean Energy Fund would give $100 million to transportation projects

“We have the opportunity to complete big projects that help to reduce carbon from our two largest sources of emissions – transportation and housing.” – Carmen Rubio, city commisisoner Despite its outsized contribution to local and statewide greenhouse gas emissions, the transportation sector has never been a key area of focus for the Portland Clean … Read more

Mayor Wheeler, Commissioner Rubio announce $2.4 million climate change investment

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler and Commissioner Carmen Rubio are calling a plan to spend $2.4 million an on climate change-related work an “unprecedented investment” that will enable them to “take accelerated, aggressive climate action rooted in racial justice.” Rubio, who oversees the Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability, said in a press release this morning … Read more