One of the benefits of California’s cap-and-trade program is that it produces revenue that can be used to explore ways of reducing greenhouse gas emissions that might not fit into current ways of thinking about emission reductions. For example, the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities program makes the connection between where and how people live […]
The Greenlining Institute, an Oakland-based nonprofit, released a report today describing a three-step framework that can be used to help communities figure out which transportation investments best serve their needs.
Five visionary leaders shared their wisdom on how to take antiracist action in the built environment professions. Here are a few of the highlights for Streetsblog readers.
San Jose's Better Bike Plan offers a framework that Chicago would do well to emulate in order to create a bike plan that's more representative of current and would-be cyclists.
The Senate released a spending plan for the unallocated portion of cap-and-trade revenues today, in the form of Assembly Bill 1613. The plan, say Senate leaders and advocates, focuses on environmental equity while supporting projects that will reduce greenhouse gases. Cap-and-trade revenues, raised at auction from companies that pollute, are required by law to be […]
The creators of "tactical urbanism" sit down with Streetsblog to talk about where their quick-build methods are going in a historic moment that is finally centering real community engagement.