State Legislation

California Homes & Jobs Act
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08/06/2013
Monday, August 12, promises to be a very interesting and important day for California transportation at the State Capitol. No fewer than five bills relating to the future of safe and sustainable...
California Transportation Commission
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07/31/2013
Two important transportation issues come to a head this August at the Capitol: Assembly Speaker John Peréz’s bill, AB 1290, and, the Administration’s attempts to create a single funding pot for...
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06/26/2013
Just as the long days of summer are enticing more Californians to get out and enjoy a walk or bike ride, the state’s main funding streams for bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure improvements have...
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05/01/2013
This Monday, the state Assembly Transportation Committee approved a key bill, AB 1051, by a clear majority of 9-2. This bill, a top priority at last week’s Transportation Choices Advocacy Day, would...
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04/24/2013
“Cold fusion” might be the best way to describe yesterday’s Transportation Choices Summit in Sacramento. While the heavily air-conditioned Tsakopoulos Library Galeria caused many to bundle up, it...
CARB
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04/17/2013
How can California best leverage the new revenue from our state’s cap-and-trade climate program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions? According to the Draft Investment Plan that the California Air...
Jerry Brown
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02/21/2013
As part of his 2013 State of the State address, Governor Brown proclaimed global warming the greatest long-term threat to California. Our state’s long coastline, fresh water supply from snowpack, air...
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02/04/2013
California’s legislature runs in two-year cycles. The final two months of this cycle – the end of legislative session in August then waiting for the Governor’s decision on several bills in...
AC Transit bus
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10/26/2012
TransForm and our allies have been working hard with the legislature and the Governor’s office to develop appropriate processes and guidelines for using revenue collected from California’s greenhouse...
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09/04/2012
Friday marked the end of the 2012 legislative session in Sacramento, when hoards of bills either fly or die as the clock runs out on our state lawmakers.  TransForm’s Sacramento staff were busy...

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