SPUR: Implications of SB 375 for San Francisco

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SPUR Forum: Sustainable Communities? L.A., Sacramento and San Diego

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From spur.org: Sustainable Communities? L.A., Sacramento and San Diego Thursday, April 12, 2012 12:30 p.m. Image credit: Flickr user Loco Steve In recent months, Sacramento, Los Angeles and San Diego all produced draft Sustainable Communities Strategies in response to SB 375, a 2008 bill that requires a coordinated land use and transportation plan to reduce per […]

SPUR Citizen Planning Institute Series: First Session

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First session: Responding to the Context: State LegislationSB 375 and Sustainable Community Strategies Whether professional planners, community groups, or activist citizens, we all work to create change within the legislative framework. Absent national policy, even something as weak as ratifying the Kyoto Protocol, these laws and policies are primarily at the state level. SB 375 holds tremendous […]

SPUR Lunchtime Forum: The Transit Sustainability Project

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"The Metropolitan Transportation Commission has launched a regional Transit Sustainability Project to create a more robust, financially viable transit system that is both cost-effective and customer-focused. The project will study service design and delivery, financial viability and decision-making structures while keeping in mind the role of external factors such as land use and transportation pricing—both […]

SPUR: The Bay Area’s Regional Plan

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From SPUR: For the past few years, the Bay Area has been preparing its first combined Sustainable Communities Strategy/Regional Transportation Plan, a long-range growth and transportation plan for adding 2 million more residents and 1 million more jobs to our region. What are the implications for San Francisco, and what is the city’s regional responsibility? […]