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New Website Tracks How Well CA Cap-and-Trade Fights Climate Change

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TransForm has unveiled the Climate Benefits Map, an interactive online tool that provides a centralized source tracking the benefits of California’s cap-and-trade program, which helps fund transit and development projects. The map, currently in beta, will feature all the data available about the various programs and projects funded by the state’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF) and make it available to […]
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California Legislative Update

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In Sacramento, bills are beginning to move more quickly through the committee process as this week’s policy committee deadline approaches. Below are highlights on some of the bills pertaining to sustainable streets issues. Cap-and-Trade Funds for Transit: After Streetsblog wrote about its focus on large projects, author Jim Beall (D-Santa Clara) amended S.B. 9 to allow […]
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California Legislative Update

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This week Sacramento saw long hearings in the Senate and Assembly, as both houses pushed to meet their deadline to pass bills. Any bill that doesn’t pass its house of origin by the end of this week is dead–for this year at least. Herein, our highly selective look at this week’s activities in the California […]