New national fuel economy standards will be proposed to address climate change and environmental standards, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced this week. Read More
When talking about energy efficiency in the San Francisco region, ABAG’s Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN) has taken center stage.
Highway 37 has been in the news of late as transportation leaders looks to address issues surrounding the corridor. Those issues are explored here. Read More
MTC and its partners will create a hazard mitigation plan, a document designed to help communities and agencies with their disaster resiliency efforts.
Residents in the Bay Area and across the state will have more access to energy-saving programs after the California Public Utilities Commission issued a proposed decision this month expanding Regional Energy Networks. Read More
Climate change. Sea-level rise. Resilience. The terms are ubiquitous in the public realm, planning circles and among policymakers around the Bay Area. The topics are among the most vexing of our time.
The Santa Rosa Press Democrat ran an interesting story on Point Blue Conservation Science, an organization that tracks environmental changes.
Caltrans has released new reports as part of an effort to understand how and where climate change may impact the state’s highway system. Read More
What's new with bike sharing, housing development fees and high speed rail? Settle in for some in-depth reading these and other topics of interest to regional government. Housing, transportation, the environment and the latest MTC publications are all included in this month's library link round-up. Read More
This month’s open access, long-form reading recommendations from the MTC-ABAG Library cover housing issues, Regional Measure 3, local and state transit, the inner workings of ridesharing companies, climate change, and the overall resilience of the Bay Area. Continue reading on to take a closer look! Read More