TransportiCA Reporting from the 9th Annual Silicon Valley Bike Summit

This year’s event is grounded upon transportation equity and mobility justice. SACRAMENTO, Calif. – With its mission to advance systems thinking and the Triple Bottom Line, the California Green Academy (“CalGreen”), through its sustainable transport blog “TransportiCA,” is excited to be reporting from the eighth annual Silicon Valley Bike Summit (“Summit”), hosted by the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition (“SVBC”) and the City of Mountain View, with presenting sponsor JUMP. Occurring 01 August, the Summit has become one of the state’s premier conferences for bicycling and active/sustainable transport. Additionally, TransportiCA will stream the Summit live on YouTube–TransportiCA Events, cont

TransportiCA Congratulates the Mineta Transportation Institute's Class of 2019!

Graduates of the renowned Institute have already, and are currently making a significant difference in California’s transportation system, even before being conferred with their degree. SACRAMENTO, Calif. – With its mission to advance systems thinking and the Triple Bottom Line, the California Green Academy (“CalGreen”), and its sustainable transport blog “TransportiCA,” sends our biggest congratulations to the Mineta Transportation Institute’s (“MTI”) Class of 2019! (Pictured above.*) Graduates were recognized for their incredible achievement last Saturday, 22 June, at the 27th Annual Banquet and Convocation Celebration, occurring at San Jose State University’s Student Union Ballroom. Th

TransportiCA Reporting on the 10th Annual Norman Y. Mineta National Transportation Finance Summit (2

This year’s summit focuses on the nexus of housing, jobs, and transportation, and how Transit-Oriented Development is key to improving California’s quality-of-life. SACRAMENTO, Calif. – With its mission to advance systems thinking and the Triple Bottom Line, the California Green Academy (“CalGreen”), and it's sustainable transport blog “TransportiCA,” are proud to report live from the tenth annual Norman Y. Mineta National Transportation Finance Summit (“Summit”), this Friday. Co-hosted by the renowned Mineta Transportation Institute (“MTI”) and the Commonwealth Club of California, this year’s theme is, “The Intersection between Transportation and Housing: Building Blocks to the Future,” f

CalGreen Congratulates Simone P. Joyaux, Honored as an AFP Distinguished Fellow

Joyaux is one of three inducted into AFP’s First Class of 2019 Fellows, Recognized for significant leadership contributions to professional philanthropy and fundraising. SACRAMENTO, Calif. – With its mission to advance systems thinking and the Triple Bottom Line, the California Green Academy (“CalGreen”), congratulates international expert, author, and professor of fundraising and philanthropy, Simone P. Joyaux (pictured above), for being honored in the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ (“AFP”) 2019 First Cohort of Distinguished Fellows. Organized 21 June 1960, AFP–originally chartered as the “National Society of Fund Raisers”–was established to, “aid fundraisers in the performance

TransportiCA Reporting from the 9th Annual "Innovation and Impact" Symposium (19 June)

This year’s summit focuses on emerging technologies in advanced mobility and clean energy. SACRAMENTO, Calif. – With its mission to advance systems thinking and the Triple Bottom Line, the California Green Academy (“CalGreen”), and its sustainable transport blog “TransportiCA,” are proud to report from the ninth annual “Innovation and Impact Symposium” (“Symposium”), occurring this Wednesday, 19 June. First organized in 2011 by Prospect Silicon Valley, the Symposium focuses on emerging technologies in advancing mobility, energy, and the built environment. With 2019’s theme being, “Transforming California with Clean Technology,” and with California’s landmark commitment to renewable energy

"Seamless Transit" is TransportiCA's June 2019 Book Club Selection

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – With its mission to advance systems thinking and the Triple Bottom Line, the California Green Academy (“CalGreen”), and its sustainable transport blog “TransportiCA,” are proud to announce the SPUR publication, “Seamless Transit: How to make Bay Area public transit function like one rational, easy-to-use system” (pictured above), as June 2019’s Book Club selection. Seamless Transit is authored by Ratna Amin, MCP, MS, and co-authored by Sara Barz, MCP. The report offers five bold strategies in addressing regional transit issues, such as: poor information for multi-operator trips; fare payment technology limitations and multi-operator financial penalties; uncoordinated tr

CalGreen P-r-o-u-d-l-y Celebrates "Pride Month" 2019

Despite the many and profound accomplishments achieved by the LGBTQIA community, CalGreen remains cognizant of the challenges ahead, as well as, those developing federally. SACRAMENTO, Calif. – With its mission to advance systems thinking and the Triple Bottom Line, the California Green Academy (“CalGreen”) is proud to take part in observing 2019’s “Pride Month,” an annual, multicultural celebration of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/Transsexual, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual/Ally (“LGBTQIA”) community, and the legal equality and overall dignity achieved. “The LGBTQIA community–myself proudly included–has made incredible progress in just the last decade, and all Americans should reco

CalGreen Proudly Celebrates "World Environment Day"

This year’s theme of reducing air pollution marks a global imperative, due to the inaction of the Paris Accord. SACRAMENTO, Calif. – With its mission to advance systems thinking and the Triple Bottom Line, the California Green Academy (“CalGreen”), along with its Sustainable Development Goals campaign, is proud to observe this year’s “World Environment Day,” occurring globally, this Wednesday, 05 June. Since its beginning in 1974, “World Environment Day has developed into a global platform for raising awareness and taking action on urgent issues from marine pollution and global warming to sustainable consumption and wildlife crime. Millions of people have taken part over the years, helping d

CalGreen / TransportiCA Celebrate "World Bicycle Day"

The annual event promotes active and sustainable transport, yielding significant financial and health benefits. SACRAMENTO, Calif. – With its mission to advance systems thinking and the Triple Bottom Line, the California Green Academy (“CalGreen”), and its sustainable transport blog “TransportiCA,” proudly celebrate the United Nations’ 2019 “World Bicycle Day.” Why celebrate the bicycle? According to the World Health Organization, the bicycle is, “safe infrastructure for walking and cycling is also a pathway for achieving greater health equity. For the poorest urban sector who often cannot afford private vehicles, walking and cycling can provide a form of transport while reducing the risk

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