Recent Streetsblog LA posts about Climate Change

San Diego Fights CA Courts for Its Highway-Happy Plan to Increase Emissions

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Despite what CA’s courts say, San Diego insists on plans to widen freeways in its 2050 Regional Transportation Plan, even if it defies the state’s ambitions to reduce climate-changing car dependency. As Eric Jaffe at CityLab wrote, the story is told in one simple chart created by opponents of the plan, which shows that it projects that greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions […]

California Legislation Watch: Weekly Update

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Here is Streetsblog’s weekly highlight of California legislation and activities related to sustainable transportation. With the legislature in recess, Sacramento waits for Governor Brown to decide on hundreds of bills passed by lawmakers before they left town. His deadline is the end of this month, and he has begun signing small groups of bills. A […]

CA Transportation Choices Summit Tackles Policy Issues

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The California Transportation Choices Summit, held in Sacramento this week, was an opportunity for sustainable transportation and public health advocates to spend the day learning about current state policies and legislation in the works to change them. This year’s summit was titled “2014: A Year of Opportunity.” The “opportunity” comes in the form of new funds from […]