Letter of 30 groups to MTC Commissioners asking for implementation of the Plan Bay Area amendment of Sup. David Campos, which promises that “promptly after adoption of the plan, MTC will work with the region's operators and other stakeholders to develop a plan … to expand the funding available to support future increases in transit service.
Letter reporting findings of Public Advocates’ analysis of the San Joaquin Council of Government’s engagement of low-income and minority participants in the public process for adopting its Regional Transportation Plan and Sustainable Communities Strategy under SB 375.
Over the last several months, the Governor, Senate, Assembly, Senators Steinberg and de León, and advocates have weighed in on how Cap-and-Trade auction revenues in the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund should be allocated. On June 15th, the Legislature submitted its final budget. Summer legal intern Samantha Lee compares these proposals for both the 2014-15 budget and ongoing allocations.
Letter to MTC of over 30 groups providing recommendations on the development of CMA Guidelines that will ensure that countywide transportation plans promote the goals of Plan Bay Area, and provide a strong foundation for a new Regional Transportation Plan that meets all its goals and performance measures.
With sign-ons from nearly two dozen organizations across the state, this one-pager describes the risk of displacement created by intense investment in low-income communities and how preventing displacement maximizes greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction. In addition, it provides four recommendations for maximizing GHG reduction by ensuring that Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund investments prevent displacement of low-income households near transit.