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San Francisco Reboots Program That Could Boost Transit and Livable Streets

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San Francisco agencies have re-introduced the Transportation Sustainability Program, a bureaucratic overhaul that could dramatically expedite improvements for walking, biking, and transit, while discouraging car parking in new developments. In developing the program, SF planners are also nearing completion of the nation’s first major study showing that dedicated car parking encourages driving. The TSP is […]

Assembly Committee Moves Bill to Delay Level Of Service Phase-Out

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Buried in a five-hour long meeting of the Assembly Natural Resources Committee yesterday, a short discussion ended in a vote to move legislation that will delay the state’s shift away from car-centric planning. A.B. 779. The bill aims to slow the removal of Level of Service (LOS) from California environmental regulations by delaying implementation of guidelines […]

Bill Asking for Delay in CEQA Reform Guidelines Amended But Alive

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An attempt by large developers to undermine promised reforms to the state’s landmark environmental review law (CEQA) is winding its way through the Assembly. The bill, A.B. 779, was watered down before being presented to the Assembly Transportation Committee on Monday. It now calls for delaying new CEQA guidelines, due from the Governor’s Office of […]