In our work to help California fight climate change, transportation funding is where the rubber hits the road. Transportation funding decisions determine how much carbon will come from tailpipes and turn into greenhouse gases. ClimatePlan is working hard to shift the state’s funding priorities to actually meet the state’s sustainability goals.
Guest post by Michele Hasson, Regional Director, Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability
It was November 20th, and advocates, elected officials, and representatives of public agencies crowded the offices and teleconference lines at the Southern California Assembly of Governments (SCAG). Amid SCAG’s 2016 update of the Regional Transportation Plan and Sustainable Communities Strategy (RTP/SCS), this workshop was the official kickoff for efforts to better address environmental justice and equity. (See ClimatePlan’s previous post on this here.)Read more