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Coalition Statement about the passage of SB 1

For Immediate Release April 6, 2017 Coalition statement about passage of SB1 Statement from 32 organizations representing walking, bicycling, public transit, public health, social equity, environmental, and environmental justice concerns on today’s passage of transportation funding bill SB 1 SB 1 will make major improvements to the transportation system in California, and our coalition of […]

Transportation funding legislation advances—but leaves some in the dust

by Chanell Fletcher, Associate Director March 30, 2017 California is suffering from a serious shortfall in transportation funding. Two years ago, Governor Brown called for a special legislative session to address this with what would have been the state’s largest transportation funding increase in decades. Though the special session ultimately ended without a deal in […]

New report: “Leading the Way” on strategies for a more sustainable California

By Carey Knecht, Director October 27, 2016 On Monday, ClimatePlan released a new report—Leading the Way: Policies and Practices for Sustainable Communities—at an all-day event in Sacramento, bringing together elected officials, advocates, planners, and other leaders from across California to share successful tools for creating sustainable communities. Leading the Way presents the best strategies yet—what […]

How regions can lead: Helping California meet big new goals to fight climate change

By Chanell Fletcher, Associate Director August 29, 2016 The times in California are even more exciting than when I last posted, as on Tuesday the state Assembly passed SB 32, extending the state’s ambitious climate goals beyond 2020. The new law, which is expected to be signed by Governor Brown, requires the reduction of greenhouse […]

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 […]

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