Cutting SF’s Transportation Emissions

From SPUR:

Proposition A in 2007 tasked the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency  with developing a Climate Action Plan to reduce greenhouse gases from the transportation sector, which accounts for half of all emissions in San Francisco. Join Peter Brown of the SFMTA, Timothy Papandreou from the SFMTA’s Sustainable Streets program and Liz Brisson, of the San Francisco County Transportation Authority, to hear about the strategies the City is pursuing to reach its goals.

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Update on the Regional Transportation Plan

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From SPUR: Every four years, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) updates the Bay Area’s Regional Transportation Plan, a $200 billion and 25-year investment plan for the region’s transportation infrastructure. The next plan will be the first to incorporate a “Sustainable Communities Strategy” and will demonstrate how the Bay Area will achieve 15 percent per capita […]

Modeling the region’s future

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From SPUR: As the Bay Area debates and develops its first combined Regional Transportation Plan and Sustainable Communities Strategy, the modelers at the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the Association of Bay Area Governments are busy. They are analyzing how far our regional decisions about transportation investments, policies and land-use changes will get us towards goals […]

Director’s Forum: San Francisco’s Response to the Sustainable Communities Strategy

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From SF Planning: Senate Bill 375, adopted in October 2008, requires the Bay Area’s regional agencies – the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), our regional transportation organization, and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG), our regional planning agency – to develop an integrated transportation, land-use and housing plan known as a Sustainable Communities Strategy (SCS). […]