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Legislative Update: CTC Representation, Youth Transit Passes, GHG Emissions

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As Friday’s deadline approaches for bills to either be passed from their legislative house of origin or die, the halls of the capitol in Sacramento are getting hectic. Here is some of what has transpired in relation to sustainable transportation issues: Representation on the California Transportation Commission: A.B. 179, a bill that would require one […]
Attendees at previous workshops on CalEnviroScreen grapple with how to define a "disadvantaged community." Photo: Melanie Curry/Streetsblog

Workshops Will Help Define Which Communities Get Cap-and-Trade Funds

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State law requires a certain portion of California's cap-and-trade money go to communities that have traditionally been overlooked when it comes to public investment. Public workshops this week and next will continue exploring the question of how the state should define "disadvantaged communities" as well as how to assess benefits to those communities.