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Housing and Transit
One Thing Silicon Valley Can’t Seem to Fix
It seems obvious to build a large corporate office near a transit stop, but only 21 percent of Bay Area jobs are within a half-mile of a regional rail station. If you take San Francisco out of the equation, that percentage drops to 5 percent.
By Allison Arieff, New York Times Opinion, July 8, 2017
Changing the politics of housing in California
By Chris Elmendorf, Rick Frank and Darien Shanske, SF Chronicle, April 26, 2018
California is not going to achieve large-scale, high-density development near transit unless it can change the local politics of housing.
Bill for Housing near Transit in LA
Senator Ben Allen’s SB 961, which Move LA wrote and is sponsoring, would create “Neighborhood Infill Finance and Transit Improvement (NIFTI-2) Districts” around rail stations and along high-frequency bus corridors.
gloria ohland | 397mp
April 25, 2018
Will an electric car work with your lifestyle? Read about how you can charge it up if you don’t have a convenient home garage to plug it in overnight.
How to Get Around on Public Transit
Want to quit driving? Have a friend or loved one who needs to quit? Want easy planners and trackers for your transit trip? This downloadable page is your ticket.
Senate Bill 1014 from Sen. Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) would set goals for the electrification of ride-hailing cars over the next decade, and set aside up to $300 million to help subsidize the purchase of electric cars by ride-hailing drivers.
AB 1745 has been withdrawn; legislators do this to keep the bill alive for future re-introduction. It was facing opposition in the Assembly’s Transportation Committee. You can help: check the committee roster and if your representative is on the list, write or call to say you support the Clean Cars 2040 Act and want the committee to pass strong air quality legislation.
AB 1745: No new gas cars registered in California after 2040
If the Clean Cars 2040 Act–AB1745 is approved, only zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) will be allowed to register after January 1, 2040. The Act will allow California to meet its climate goals such as AB32 which requires a 40% reduction in greenhouse gases by 2040.
Who is my representative?
Promote transit, biking and walking to reduce Greenhouse Gases
And take a look at this cool video: Rich City Rides Children’s Earn A Bike Workshop
Eliminate fossil-fuel vehicles by electrifying transportation.
In The News
Press release from the Institute for Transportation & Development Policy Combining electrification with automation and sharing of rides can revolutionize our transportation system and make it sustainable. Check it...
GREEN ENERGY INCENTIVES PROPOSED FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES Legislation would establish a $3 billion fund to back increased rebates, making electric cars more competitive By Louis Hansen firstname.lastname@example.org California could be poised to set up more generous...
350 Bay Area submitted this detailed and informative comment on the latest update of Plan Bay Area. Letters of comment like this one that offer specific fact-based suggestions for remedying defects in the plan, and represent over twenty thousand informed activists,...
Over 100 people have signed onto this letter urging the California Air Resources Board to stand firm with California's clean vehicle standards in the face of threats from the federal government to withdraw EPA support for these standards. The letter is shown...