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Why planners should be talking about Ferguson

By Chanell Fletcher, Carey Knecht, and Richard Raya November 26, 2014 On Monday, a grand jury failed to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the Ferguson, Missouri shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed African-American teenager. Since this verdict, protests have erupted in cities around the country. And all of us at ClimatePlan have been unable to stop […]

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Bringing environmental justice to Southern California’s transportation planning

By Chanell Fletcher, ClimatePlan Policy and Engagement Manager November 18, 2014 On November 20, the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) is holding its first Environmental Justice Workshop. This is an exciting opportunity to improve health, prosperity, and access for disadvantaged communities across California’s largest region. ClimatePlan and our partners aim to strengthen the Environmental […]

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Wins for state transportation funding – Now weigh in!

By Chanell Fletcher, ClimatePlan Policy and Engagement Manager ? November 15, 2014 To fight climate change, we need to make it easier for people to drive less, by supporting public transportation and helping people walk and bike more. The laws AB 32 and SB 375 point the way there, but the real test is what […]

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Update: Air Resources Board’s next steps

by Carey Knecht, ClimatePlan Associate Director November 6, 2014 Good news! The state’s Air Resources Board has outlined a plan that should result in meaningful updates to regional greenhouse-gas reduction targets. At its meeting on October 24, the Board ultimately supported the direction outlined in the staff report. (This blog post offers more background.) Here’s […]

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