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The California general plan process and sustainable transportation planning

The California general plan process and sustainable transportation planning

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Published by Mineta Transportation Institute, San José State University, Available through the National Technical Information Service,] in San Jose, CA, [Springfield, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Land use -- California -- Planning.,
  • Transportation -- California -- Planning.,
  • Sustainable development -- California.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard W. Lee ... [et al.]
    SeriesMTI report -- 01-18
    ContributionsLee, Richard W., United States. Dept. of Transportation. Research and Special Programs Administration., California. Dept. of Transportation., Mineta Transportation Institute.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 270 p. :
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23074624M
    LC Control Number2001095734

    General Plans and Zoning. General Plans and Zoning A toolkit for building healthy, Councilman Unearths Magical Zoning Amulet,” and to the California Planning Roundtable and its president, Michael McCoy, for permission to reproduce in general plan creation and amendment process. Sustainable Planning Best Practices. Community-Based Planning for a Sustainable California. Individual Case Studies. Anaheim Canyon Specific Plan. Blue Lake Climate Action Plan Burlingame General Plan Update. Butte County’s PowerButte Guide to Utility-Scale Solar. CAPtivate: A Healthy Western Riverside County.

    UrbanFootprint can be used for policy development at the local, regional, and state level: Local. General Plan development and updates; Sustainability planning; Regional. Sustainable Communities Strategy development and updates Determine impacts on a regional scale Sustainability planning. Our award-winning Land Use and Natural Resources program gives you the tools and concepts to tackle the toughest land use planning and natural resource management challenges. Courses cover a broad range of topics, including infrastructure, public policy, land use planning, transportation, environmental regulations, water quality, resource.

    In developing specific measures for a green general plan, the California Sustainability Alliance recommends a top-down, holistic approach that begins with consideration of overall goals – desired societal benefits such as improving public health and safety, environmental quality, the economy, or . On February 5, , the City Council approved a Professional Services Agreement with Dyett and Bhatia (D & B) for consultant services in support of Phase 2 of the City's General Plan Update. D & B has extensive experience with comprehensive general plan updates, several of which received regional and state-level planning awards.


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This research project assesses California’s General Plan process as a tool for implementing sustainable development, with particular emphasis on transportation systems at the local level, including the relationship of local.

The California General Plan Process and Sustainable Transportation Planning (MB) Authors: Principal Investigator and author Dr.

Richard W. Lee, AICP, is an Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning at California Polytechnic University at San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly). This report describes a project which assessed the California General Plan process as a tool for implementing sustainable development, with focus on transportation systems at the local level, and including the relationship of local transportation systems to regional and statewide systems.

This study reviewed the current and potential utility of California’s General Plan process as a tool for promoting more sustainable local transportation systems The study used multiple methods to investigate this issue, including: An extensive literature review on California’s General Plan process, the nature of sustainability and sustainable transportation, and criteria and evaluation Author: Richard W.

Lee. Transportation Planning California Transportation Plan (CTP) The California Transportation Plan (CTP) is the state's long-range transportation plan that establishes an aspirational vision that articulates strategic goals, policies, and recommendations to improve multimodal mobility and accessibility while reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

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Lee. The Sustainable Transportation Planning Grants include: Sustainable Communities Grants ($ million) to encourage local and regional planning that furthers state goals, including, but not limited to, the goals and best practices cited in the Regional Transportation Plan Guidelines adopted by the California Transportation Commission.

The bill would state that the adopted strategies do not regulate the use of land and are not subject to state approval, and that city or county land use policies, including the general plan, are not required to be consistent with the regional transportation plan, which would include the sustainable growth strategy, or the alternative planning.

General Plan Guidelines. OPR is statutorily required by Government Code Section to adopt and periodically revise the State General Plan Guidelines (GPG) for the preparation and content of general plans for all cities and counties in California.

A general plan is the local government’s long-term blueprint for the community’s vision of future growth. Deadlines for filing, noticing, and posting of CEQA documents with county clerk offices have been suspended for 60 days.

Additionally, the Executive Order suspends for 60 days certain tribal consultation timeframes required by AB 52 (ChapterStatutes ) governing when a tribe must request consultation and when lead agencies must begin the consultation process for an EIR.

An overview of the environmental review process for General Plans under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Information about adoption, implementation, and on-going maintenance of General Plan. The Addendum to The General Plan in California is now available as a free download from Solano Press Books, at : David Early.

transportation planning contexts, and the sometimes complex factors that shape them. It is also relevant to various scales of plan – from metropolitan growth strat-egy to town transportation plan—because the concept of promoting sustainable transportation through better planning is valid for them all.

Principle 1. "In California, no planning tool is more central or important than the general plan. This book is a valuable addition to the literature on the California general plan and its role, function, and potential.

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The General Plan provides a comprehensive framework for developing a healthy city and healthy neighborhoods. While General Plans are required by the State of California to contain seven elements, the City of Richmond's General Plan contains 15 elements addressing land use, economic development, housing, transportation, climate change.

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Purpose of the Berkeley General Plan: The Berkeley General Plan is a comprehensive, long-range, and internally consistent statement of policies for the development and preservation of Berkeley. It is a statement of community priorities and values to be used to guide public decision-making in future years.

The Regional Transportation Plan (RTP), also called a Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) or Long-Range Transportation Plan is the mechanism used in California by both Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) and Regional Transportation Planning Agencies (RTPAs) to conduct long-range (minimum of 20 years) planning in their regions.

farmland, transportation, administrative boundaries, growth forecast in preparation for the Connect SoCal development process • Regional Land Use Database •Base data for regional transportation planning, scenario planning, growth forecasting, planning and policy analysis, etc.

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(a) Each transportation planning agency designated under Section or shall prepare and adopt a regional transportation plan directed at achieving a coordinated and balanced regional transportation system, including, but not limited to, mass transportation, highway, railroad, maritime, bicycle, pedestrian, goods movement, and aviation facilities and services.