State Legislation

Flickr: Olen Sanders
Joshua Stark Headshot
10/15/2015
The 2015 Legislative session is over… almost…  October 11 was Governor Brown’s deadline to sign or veto bills passed by the Legislature. Now that the Governor has laid down his pen for the...
Flickr: Alden Jewell
Joshua Stark Headshot
09/23/2015
There’s a parking revolution happening in California. Instead of thinking about how long until our meter expires, we’ve started thinking about how we can turn unused parking into homes, parks, and...
Governor Jerry Brown. Flickr: Steve Rhodes
Joshua Stark Headshot
09/16/2015
“…my zeal has been intensified to a maximum degree.” - Gov. Brown, speaking at a press conference announcing amendments to SB 350  Last week, during the state legislature’s final moments...
Joshua Stark Headshot
09/10/2015
With two days left in the legislative session, Governor Brown and leaders of the Legislature announced last night that they would remove the provision from SB 350 that would have set a goal for the...
Shannon Tracey Headshot
07/15/2015
Across the state, a dozen different agencies are doling out millions of cap-and-trade dollars to hundreds of communities.  But who’s counting? We are. Today, we’re launching...
Photo Credit: Brandon Matthews
Joshua Stark Headshot
06/11/2015
UPDATE 7/1/2015: SB 9 was amended to remove the provision limiting TIRCP funds to projects of over $100 million.  We would still like to see the provision prioritizing projects with additional...
Richard Devylder speaks on the plenary panel.
Joshua Stark Headshot
04/28/2015
The atmosphere at our 4th annual Transportation Choices Summit yesterday was electric. Over one hundred advocates, experts, and community leaders came from all over California by plane, train, bike,...
Joshua Stark Headshot
03/24/2015
The 2015 legislative session is off and running, and so are we!  With just over a month until our fourth annual Transportation Choices Summit on April 27, we’re honing in on our top legislative...
California state seal, photo credit Flickr How I See Life
Joshua Stark Headshot
09/29/2014
Big things happened in the world of transportation policy this year in California. Caltrans got a new mission and vision, the new State Transportation Agency kicked off a robust transportation...
Kids walking to school won't get the benefit of SB 1151
Joshua Stark Headshot
09/22/2014
“Making safety improvements in school zones is obviously important, but not by increasing traffic fines.” So concludes Governor Brown’s veto message on SB 1151, which would have helped make it...

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