It’s unclear if falling gas prices will make the agreement an easier political sell since unemployment is also surging.
A new bus service in Presque Isle, Maine, is attempting to prove the viability of transit in a smaller community.
The Republican governor has vetoed clean energy bills and rejected regional efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The announcement came as a surprising setback for the Transportation and Climate Initiative.
Advocates say the Transportation Climate Initiative can — and must — spread benefits to less populated areas.