The California Air Resources Board Sets Ambitious Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Targets Under SB 375
By Mitchell B. Menzer & Ryan Trahan
California Regions Now Begin an Innovative Land Use and Transportation Planning Process
California Senate Bill 375, the Sustainable Communities and Climate Protection Act of 2008, signed into law nearly two years ago, was adopted to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by coordinating land use plans with transportation funding to create more sustainable land use development patterns. SB 375 creates extensive new regional planning procedures and requirements which may change the way cities and counties plan for and fund transportation infrastructure and may alter local development patterns.