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February 19, 2019

In 2019, we’re gearing up for a round up of active transportation network (ATN) meetings throughout the Southern California region. The ATNs are a multi-stakeholder group and we currently support three County networks: Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino.The ATNs serve as an informational hub for community based organizations and public agencies to share information upcoming funding competitions and to engage in increasing active transportation investments and policy.

February 19, 2019

As we reported last month, the California Transportation Commission announced the results of Cycle 4 of the Active Transportation Program at the beginning of the year. There have been a few updates to the recommendations since then, and we have also had the chance to dig into the numbers and identify some trends.


The updates to the state’s recommended projects for funding include:

January 17, 2019

Last December, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) voted to endorse a series of policy proposals from the Committee to House the Bay Area, known as CASA. This independent committee, made up of stakeholders including representatives from cities, businesses such as Google and Facebook, and advocates such as Urban Habitat, had been deliberating for 18 months about how to address the housing shortfall in the region. CASA was established after the last regional transportation plan, known as Plan Bay Area, was passed.

November 15, 2018

Advocates and community members in the City of Stockton submitted comments on the most recent update to the General Plan.

November 13, 2018

Last week, California voters rejected Proposition 6, which would have repealed the SB1 transportation funding increases, by a ten point margin. As we noted in previous editions of the e-news, Proposition 6 would have resulted in a self-inflicted crisis on our state’s transportation system, not only removing billions of already allocated dollars, but rendering virtually impossible any future increases in revenue.