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Dublin Uses Public-Private Partnership to Transform Neighborhood

Dublin Uses Public-Private Partnership to Transform Neighborhood

The city converted public housing to privately owned affordable housing and created a new neighborhood. The five-year planning process involved all key stakeholders, including existing residents, so that the resulting project would reflect the community’s needs.

March 2015
The Future of SB 375 Implementation and Regional Planning

The Future of SB 375 Implementation and Regional Planning

All 18 metropolitan planning organizations in California will have adopted their first Regional Transportation Plans under SB 375 by May 2015. This article looks at what SB 375 has accomplished and things local officials should keep in mind going forward.

March 2015

New Study Reveals Nearly $7.3 Billion Needed Annually to Make Streets and Roads Safe

In 10 years it is expected that, without greater investment, 25 percent of local streets and roads will be ranked “poor” — compared with 6 percent today. The local system will have an estimated $78.3 billion funding shortfall in the next decade.

February 2015
A Growing Risk: Oil Trains Raise Safety and Environmental Concerns

A Growing Risk: Oil Trains Raise Safety and Environmental Concerns

An oil boom in North Dakota and Canada from the Bakken shale formation and a lack of pipeline infrastructure have led to a dramatic increase in oil-by-rail shipments nationwide. As the volume of oil being transported by rail has swelled, train derailments have also increased.

February 2015
Road Diets Make Streets Leaner, Safer and More Efficient

Road Diets Make Streets Leaner, Safer and More Efficient

February 2015
Disruptive Technology, Public Policy and Leadership

Disruptive Technology, Public Policy and Leadership

Public sector leaders face a number of challenges related to disruptive technology.

September 2014
Kick off the School Year with Safe Routes To School

Kick off the School Year with Safe Routes To School

September 2014
Making the Case for Fracking

Making the Case for Fracking

Expanded production of the Monterey Shale Formation could create new jobs.

September 2014
California Needs to Call Time-Out on Fracking

California Needs to Call Time-Out on Fracking

Safeguards have not kept pace with fracking, which poses hazards.

September 2014
Regulating Fracking in California: An Overview

Regulating Fracking in California: An Overview

Recent legislation provides a new regulatory framework.

September 2014
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