28 Mar '12, 12pm

Sacramento and SoCal show how to do sustainable communities right

Sacramento and SoCal show how to do sustainable communities right

Last Thursday, the implementation of SB 375 hit another milestone with the Air Resources Board's (ARB) review of two more Sustainable Communities Strategies (SCS) -- from Southern California and Sacramento. ARB members heard staff presentations on the two plans, asked questions of the regional agency directors, and heard stakeholder reactions. The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) Plan Many praised the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) plan for reducing congestion despite projections of four million new residents, for responding to shifting market trends by reversing its business as usual land use pattern, and for allocating 70 percent of its funds to transit. Several of the SCAG executive officers spoke about the plan and their strong commitment to its successful implementation. Larry McCallon, President of the San Bernardino Associ...

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