A Technical (Yet Influential) Step Toward Building More While Driving Less: S.B. 375’s Regional Targets Advisory Committee Issues Findings

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This week the reach of A.B. 32, California’s pioneering greenhouse gas emissions reduction bill, inched one step further toward the heavily guarded terrain of California’s development and driving patterns. On Tuesday, a technical committee issued its final report containing recommendations for how to determine the amount by which each of 18 regions across the state must reduce vehicle emissions in order to comply with A.B. 32 and its transportation and land use companion, S.B. 375. While the committee barely escaped obscurity by the technical nature of its mandate, the methodology it has recommended will nonetheless have a powerful impact on regional transportation funding, land use policy and planning, brick-and-mortar project developers, and ultimately, California’s driving public.

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