Every day transportation issues are in the news: debates about what projects and programs to fund, rising gas prices, unhealthy air quality from emissions and more. This section of the website provides links to information about the state and federal transportation budgets and other transportation news around the state. The two most important events to […]Read more about "Transportation Budgeting"
Just a few of the bills we are currently watching AB 649 – Clean Energy Jobs Act The Clean Energy Jobs ACT (CEJA) that embodies the recommendations of the Governor Global Warming Task Force was introduced as SB/450AB 649 in January. Executive Director Steve Hiniker has been testifying at the hearings, focusing on the transportation […]Read more about "Current Legislation"
Currently, communities rely on fares, property taxes and shrinking state and federal transit aids to fund transit systems. The declining base of revenues has hurt transit so that communities have had to increase fares and cut routes as demand for transit grows. A segregated and dedicated source of revenue is needed for communities to grow […]Read more about "Regional Transportation Authorities"
View the Winter 2003 NewsletterRead more about "Why Smart Growth is Good for Scenic Conservation – Fix-It-First"
View the Spring 2003 NewsletterRead more about "Rethinking Transportation – Why Smart Growth is Good for Mobility"