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Reducing transport emissions: lessons from a career

Margarita Parra and I discussed lessons from her 8 years directing William and Flora Hewlett Foundation grant-making aimed at reducing transportation-related air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.The interview was prompted by an article Margarita wrote for the Foundation’s website to reflect on and share lessons learned from her work there.  As I end my term as Program Officer of the @Hewlett_Found I want to share my learning and experience advocating for #lowcarbon#transport. Check my blog!https://t.co/Y47TKTvXMf — Margarita Parra (@ciclistamaluca) July 19, 2018The article was also picked up (and adapted slightly) by WRI’s the CityFix blog
Margarita is worth paying attention to on this issue given her long track record of working on it through several relevant organizations. Before Hewlett Foundation, her experience included ICLEI's Ecomobility programme. She is also a Member of the Board of Directors for the Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT). 
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