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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Support a stronger law to reduce greenhouse gases and fight climate change!

by Chanell Fletcher, ClimatePlan Policy and Engagement Manager October 30, 2014 California is starting to make a huge change. The state is finally acknowledging that what’s bad for the environment (and for communities) is the amount of driving we do, not the amount of traffic. Take Action! Help make this historic change happen:
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Tomorrow: ARB presents its plan to stay on target(s) to fight climate change

by Carey Knecht, ClimatePlan Associate Director October 23, 2014 Tomorrow, California’s Air Resources Board (ARB) staff will present a plan for how it will update SB 375’s greenhouse-gas (GHG) reduction targets. It’s been four years since the passage of SB 375 called on regions to meet GHG-reduction targets by improving their transportation and land use. […]

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