For a long time, advocates have called for more funding to support climate-friendly development, and now, with the new Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities program, it’s here. (Hooray!) The program funds compact development near public transit, so that by reducing the need to drive, we reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
By Ella Wise, Policy Analyst, Urban Solutions, Natural Resources Defense Council
It’s been seven years since California passed the Sustainable Communities and Climate Protection Act (SB 375), the landmark law integrating land-use and transportation planning to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
It’s been exciting in Sacramento recently, as California, already a leader, keeps pushing ahead to fight climate change:Read more
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Investments in roads, sidewalks and transit have bypassed many Coachella Valley towns.