August 20, 2019

In 2018, the City of Stockton was awarded a Planning Grant in the amount of $170,000 by the Strategic Growth Council (SGC).  These funds support planning activities in the Downtown and South Stockton region to allow STockton to apply a full Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) Program grant later this year. Over the next few months, plans for the application will be developed and submitted to the city council.

August 20, 2019

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) has been holding a series of webinars that presage the development of the next Regional Transportation Plan (RTP), Plan Bay Area 2050. Play Bay Area guides transportation investments for decades.  Active transportation, Complete Streets, and Safe Routes to School are addressed in the plan. Join the webinar series so you are prepared to participate when the process gears up in earnest next year. 

August 13, 2019

The Modesto Airport Neighborhood is a suburban community in the Central Valley that had not historically received much in the way of Safe Routes to School investment and attention. Read more in our new case study about how we helped Modesto change that.  

July 17, 2019

The Fresno Council of Governments (COG) is encouraging residents to fill out a survey to help identify where the region’s transportation network is vulnerable to potential impacts of climate change, including increased temperature, extreme heat days, flooding, drought, and wildfires.

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July 17, 2019

Communities in the Bay Area are making updates to Bike and Pedestrian Master Plans, and it is important for residents to weigh in to ensure their transportation needs are addressed. The city of Hayward has been engaged in a process for updating its plan that will conclude at the end of the year.

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May 31, 2019

The National Partnership has recently attended several community meetings held by Conta Costa County to provide input on updates to the General Plan. The existing plan was adopted in 1991, nearly thirty years ago, and much has changed in the county since then.  This general plan update will be a comprehensive update with a draft available for comment and public input this summer.

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May 22, 2019

We are pleased with the continued progress of SB 127 (Wiener), the Complete Streets bill we are co-sponsoring along with California Walks, the California Bicycle Coalition and the American Heart Association. The bill has now passed out of the Senate Transportation and Appropriations committees. In the process, we have agreed to amendments that removed our proposed reordering of the State Highway Account’s priorities.