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Ready, aim: Improving California’s targets on climate change and land use

By Chanell Fletcher, Associate Director August 18, 2016 These are exciting times in California. All eyes are on SB 32 (Pavley), a bill now on the floor of the State Assembly. This bill would carry on the legacy of AB 32, California’s landmark climate change law, which set targets to reduce the state’s greenhouse gas […]

On Milwaukee: Shootings, segregation, and public policy

Segregation is partly about personal hostility, but it is largely about public policy. Intentionally or not, the transportation and housing policies of the state and the suburbs double as racial fortifications. — Daniel Dale, Toronto Star by Carey Knecht, Director August 16, 2016 This past Saturday, a police officer in Milwaukee shot Sylville K. Smith, […]

The littlest ClimatePlanner

By Carey Knecht, Director July 28, 2016 Happy summer! I’m not quite back from parental leave yet, but I wanted to say hello and introduce the newest member of the ClimatePlan family — my son Alden. Over the past few months, this little guy has doubled in weight, learned to roll over, and made us […]

New and Improved? Updating the State’s Regional Transportation Guidelines

Thanks to Bill Sadler, California Senior Policy Manager at the Safe Routes to School National Partnership for this update. See his original blog post here. July 26, 2016 Last month, the California Transportation Commission and Caltrans kicked off the update to the state’s Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) Guidelines. This will be the first update since […]

Webinar: On Track? Monitoring Progress on Sustainable Communities Strategies

This webinar originally aired on July 19 2016; you can download the PowerPoint or watch: Webinar agenda below. Measuring progress, moving forward This report assesses progress on the Southern California region’s first Regional Transportation Plan / Sustainable Communities Strategy. The report, featured on Streetsblog California, is presented by a dozen advocacy groups, led by ClimatePlan. […]

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