Office of Traffic Safety Announces $127.3M in Grants
Increased funding from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration makes this a historic amount of money for a historic number of grants
Caltrans Readies Guidance for Complete Streets, with a Giant Exemption
Somewhere along the way, highway interchanges - roads crossing and going under and over freeways and highways - were exempted from the guidelines
California Has to Stop Building Freeways. Now.
"People aren't used to thinking of freeways as fossil fuel infrastructure, but they are." And once built, there's no going back, no making up for the extra driving by trying to convince people that a bus or train might be a better choice - we're stuck with it.
Caltrans Explains Why VMT – Vehicle Miles Traveled – Is Such a Concern
And then turns around and says: oh, but new freight truck traffic induced by new highway capacity doesn't count! Really, Caltrans?
All Kinds of Safety and Sustainability Bills Made it to the Governor’s Desk
And some have been held for next year
Carbon Emissions Disclosure Bill Is Headed to the Governor
The California legislature passed a bill today that would require all large corporations that do business in California to measure and publicly report their carbon emissions.
Here We Go Again: Pedestrian Safety Month Means Watch Out, People!
California Highway Patrol supports Pedestrian Safety Month with yet another tone deaf Public Safety Announcement putting the onus for safety on the most vulnerable people using roads
Legislative Update: Nearing the End of Session
Lots of important bills are still alive
More Money for Sustainable Transportation
Caltrans awards $54 million in planning grants for regions aligning planning with climate, equity, and mobility goals
Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Grants Approved
Almost $800 million for 21 projects will supply 2,552 new housing units accompanied by sustainable transportation options for residents.