A highlight of the joint ARB-CTC meeting was the joint presentation by the 8 valley metropolitan planning organizations. Their presentations highlight several programs throughout the region that were bearing fruit in terms of community building and reducing emissions.
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.
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.
Fourteen CALCOG members have joined a joint powers authority to operate CalVans, which offers over 800 Vanpools statewide that collective take more than 300,000 vehicle miles traveled off the roads . . . every day.
Most MPOs are forecasting substantially increased infill development in their regional transportation plans. But that is only a forecast. There is still a lot of work to do to make that forecast a reality.
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.
SANDAG, SCAG, and MTC receive national awards for planning excellence awards.