Recent Streetsblog LA posts about cap and trade

CA Cap-and-Trade Transit Funding Awarded to Metro, Other SoCal Agencies

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This week, the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) announced the recipients of its Transit and Intercity Capital Program (TIRCP) grants. TIRCP distributes state cap-and-trade funding to local transit agencies for projects that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In greater Los Angeles, funds were awarded to Metro, Foothill Transit, Los Angeles-San Diego-San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) Rail […]

Can High-Density Housing Solve Our Regional Housing Crisis? The Answer: It’s Complicated

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Southern California Public Radio affiliate KPCC, in partnership with the Milken Institute, assembled a panel of experts Wednesday night to answer the question: can high-density housing solve the housing crisis currently facing L.A. County and California? For those who have been following news about the crippling housing supply crisis in our region, it may not […]

California Says It Is Committed to Increasing Biking, Walking

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CalSTA, the state agency that oversees all state transportation departments including Caltrans, is committed to improving conditions for transit, biking, and walking, according to its Deputy Secretary for Environmental Policy and Housing, Kate White. “Thirty percent of all trips in California are less than a mile,” said White, testifying at a legislative hearing yesterday in […]

CA Adopts Guidelines for Cap-and-Trade Affordable Housing Program

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Yesterday the Strategic Growth Council adopted guidelines for the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) program and scheduled workshops for early February to provide technical assistance to potential applicants. California’s Strategic Growth Council is a state committee that coordinates a variety of activities by multiple state agencies, including efforts to improve air and water quality, […]