Submitted on Fri, 2013-05-10 19:12 by Pauline Chow
Last week, the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) convened the annual Regional Conference and General Assembly (GA) in Palm Desert for two days. The GA is a yearly convening of elected officials from across Southern California to celebrate the accomplishments of the past year.
Submitted on Thu, 2015-07-30 15:50 by Margo Pedroso
After weeks of work, the Senate passed the DRIVE Act today to reauthorize transportation policy and funding, on a vote of 65-34. However, the House of Representatives has forced the Senate’s hand into accepting a three-month extension of current law.
Submitted on Fri, 2015-07-24 22:11 by Margo Pedroso
While the clock ticks quickly towards the July 31 expiration of transportation policy and funding, the Senate has been moving quickly (well, quickly for a legislative body that prides itself on a deliberative approach) to reach resolution.
Submitted on Thu, 2015-07-02 13:46 by Kari Schlosshauer
In May, a series of incomprehensible tragedies happened in the City of Portland and the surrounding region – vehicles hitting, hurting, maiming and killing people walking and riding bicycles. One crash after another.
Submitted on Tue, 2015-06-23 08:58 by Margo Pedroso
Today, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) unveiled their new six-year transportation bill. The DRIVE Act (Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act) primarily shores up our existing interstate and road-focused transportation system. Unsurprisingly given its name, the bill does not adequately address the needs of communities all across the country that are increasingly
Submitted on Wed, 2015-06-17 15:15 by Kate Moening
There is no doubt that good walking and biking infrastructure is essential to successful Safe Routes to School programs. However, many communities already have “the bones” of adequate infrastructure, especially around established community-based schools in suburban and urban communities, or through completed Safe Routes to School-funded engineering projects.