Recent Streetsblog LA posts about Transportation Policy

Advocates Push for Bike/Ped Funding From CA’s Cap-and-Trade Funds

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A coalition of bike and pedestrian advocates are inviting organizations to sign on to a letter [PDF] asking the state legislature to recommend allocating $50 million of the state’s cap-and-trade revenue towards the Active Transportation Program. Currently, none of the $850 million in cap-and-trade funds are allocated specifically for walking and bicycling in this year’s budget. Caltrans recently released its first […]

Caltrans on the Hot Seat: Assembly Looks at State, Local Planning Tensions

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It was the California State Assembly’s turn to review the recent State Smart Transportation Initiative (SSTI) report on Caltrans at a Transportation Committee hearing Monday. The discussion played out along the same lines as the Senate Transportation Committee hearing last month, where Professor Joel Rogers, who led the team that produced the report for the California Transportation […]