Overview (and links to resources) that explains why transportation planning agencies are worried about the SAFE Rule to roll back fuel efficiency standards in California.
Overview of the regional planning component to address the Housing Crisis in the state budget.
An overview of the comments and discussion between newly appointed CalSTA Secretary at the executive directors group meeting.
Case Review: Court of appeal case upholds the use of an SB 375 streamlined process for CEQA review of an infill project on a transit corridor.
The Alternative Planning Strategy plays an important role under SB 375 and SB 32. This article explains why the "APS" was designed to be on equal terms with an Sustainable Communities Strategy for reasons of accessing incentives related to achieving the state's climate goals.
CALCOG and SHCC joined to support long-term transportation reform and funding packages that contain new revenues to make road safety improvements, fill potholes, and repair streets, highways, and bridges.
Where is all the Oleander? Part of the answer is Proposition 1B that set aside $1 billion for Highway 99. Overall, the program "over delivered" by completing 17 projects instead of 13. That is more projects in less time and under budget. That is a good story.
In 2016, fourteen local transportation "special" sales tax measures went on county ballots that required a two-thirds majority to pass. Thirteen of them received a super-majority approval rate of 55%. But only six passed.