Monday, September 16, 2019

Questions for the September Book Club Contest: "Climate Action Planning," by Boswell, Greve, and Seale.

For the September 2019 Book Club selection, TransportiCA has elected book, Climate Action Planning: A Guide to Creating Low-Carbon, Resilient Communities, by Michael R. Boswell, Ph.D., AICP, Adrienne I. Greve, Ph.D., MS, and Tammy L. Seale, MSP.

With every month's selection, TransportiCA provides three questions, and if you send us all three correct responses, by the end of the month, and your name is drawn, you will win a signed copy of the book, donated by Island Press.

Contest questions for Climate Action Planning are:1) Dr. Boswell serves as an expert advisor for what United Nations initiative?
2) Besides both revisions of Climate Action Planning, Dr. Greve also wrote what piece with Dr. Boswell and Ms. Seale in 2010, for the Journal of the American Planning Association?
3) Along with Dr. Boswell, Ms. Seale co-teaches what courses for Planetizen?


Thank you for your interest in the Book Club, and best of luck with the contest!


No purchase is necessary, as questions are not taken directly from the publication, but from respective technical information, publicity, and/or the author's professional lives.  To send in your response, submit via TransportiCA's "Contact Form" on the front-page (bottom left), sending your name, email address and answers.  The deadline for submission is 23:59, Monday, 30 September 2019.
http://www.transportica.info/p/book-club.html

Friday, August 16, 2019

Questions for the August Book Club Contest: "Smart Power," by Dr. Peter Fox-Penner

This contest has since closed.

For the August 2019 Book Club selection, TransportiCA has chosen Smart Power: Climate Change, the Smart Grid, and the Future of Electric Utilities, by Dr. Peter Fox-Penner, Director of Boston University's Institute of Sustainable Energy.

With every month's selection, TransportiCA provides three questions, and if you send us all three correct responses, by the end of the month, and your name is drawn, you will win a signed copy of the book, donated by Island Press.

Contest questions for "Smart Power" are:
1) Dr. Fox-Penner's work was featured in which Supreme Court case, dealing with Enron and the California electricity crisis?  New York Et Al., v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (535 U.S. 568 (2002)), and Enron Power Marketing, Inc., v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (535 U.S. 809 (2002)).
3) He is the founder of a series of sound recording studios, having become known as Pogo Records.
2) Dr. Fox-Penner served in what position, while with the White House's Office of Science and Technology Policy?  Senior Advisor


Thank you for your interest in the Book Club, and best of luck with the contest!


No purchase is necessary, as questions are not taken directly from the publication, but from respective technical information, publicity, and/or the author's professional lives.  To send in your response, submit via TransportiCA's "Contact Form" on the front-page (bottom left), sending your name, email address and answers.  The deadline for submission is 23:59, Saturday, 31 August 2019.
https://islandpress.org/books/smart-power-anniversary-edition

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

TransportiCA's Recordings of the #SVBikeSummit 2019 is now on YouTube

http://bit.ly/svbs2019vids
TransportiCA's recordings of the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition’s 9th annual #SVBikeSummit can be found on YouTube, and also under the playlist, "#SVBikeSummit 2019."  The Summit has quickly become California's pinnacle regional summit for active and sustainable transportation, and is grounded upon transport equity and mobility justice.
 http://bit.ly/svbs2019vids


Recording of the July 2019 TSS Webinar - "Dr. Joseph Kott's Legacy" - Now on YouTube

https://www.calgreenacademy.org/tssjuly2019
The July 2019 Transformational Speaker Series webinar, "Dr. Joseph Kott’s Legacy: Turning Today’s Vision into Tomorrow’s Actions," can now be viewed on YouTube.  The webinar honors the incredible active and sustainable transport professor, looks ahead to how everyone can carry-on his important mission.  The accompanying audio file, PowerPoint presentation, news release, and webinar transcript can be viewed/downloaded here.  Thank you to all who attended.
 

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

The California Green Academy and TransportiCA remind nonprofit/NGO affiliates about CalGreen's UN-SDGs Survey

The California Green Academy reminds those affiliated with the nonprofit/NGO sector, your participation in CalGreen's Sustainable Development Goals survey is needed, and greatly appreciated!  With the increasing importance of achieving all 17 U.N. Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, CalGreen is exploring ways to increase the nonprofit sector’s SDG education and implementation.  More information can be found on the survey's original news release, pictured below.
http://bit.ly/sdgssurveynr