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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. […]

#BlackLivesMatter in Sustainable Communities

By Chanell Fletcher, Associate Director July 12, 2016 Two years ago, I co-wrote a blog post entitled “Why planners should be talking about Ferguson” with Carey Knecht and Richard Raya. Since then we have seen little change. Unarmed black men, women, and children continue to be murdered by police officers. And it’s already been a […]

Bridges and more: Meeting the network at the Transportation Equity Summit

By Erica Stephan May 20, 2016 I’m new to ClimatePlan, where I’m helping out with the e-News and social media for the summer, and so it was a treat this week when I got to meet many partners at the Transportation Equity Summit, put on by TransForm and the California Bicycle Coalition in Sacramento. It […]

Stalling out on transportation? A roundup of the Governor’s latest budget proposal for Califor

May 17, 2016 The Governor’s new May budget revision is out, restating his budget priorities before he meets with Legislature leaders to create a final budget, and the biggest news overall is that the state’s projected revenue is down by $1.9 billion. For ClimatePlan’s work, the biggest concern is that transportation funding is failing to […]

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