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.
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.
Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday/tonight! Intermediate Urban Biking. Already feel reasonably comfortable riding your bike in the city? Have a good sense of your rights and responsibilities? Then it’s time for you to develop your skills even further. This brand-new classroom course teaches more advanced skills and techniques: riding in all […]