SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Vision California: A new tool for modeling smart growth

"Vision California is a project that models different scenarios for how
California can accommodate expected population and employment growth.
Commissioned in part by the California High Speed Rail Authority, this
project assesses how land use and infrastructure investments can meet
state goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. With Joe Distefano
and Garlynn Woodsong from Calthorpe Associates."

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