From Driving More to Driving Less:
Assisting with Implementation of SB 743 Under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)
Case studies estimating additional driving resulting from representative projects, and ideas for Mitigating that Driving, in compliance with CEQA requirements after SB 743
Lynn Peterson on VMT and LOS as Performance Measures
Portland Metro Council President Lynn Peterson discusses California's SB 743 and the shift from using level of service (LOS) to vehicle miles traveled (VMT) as performance measures in planning and transportation projects.
Robert Liberty on the why and how of switching from widening roads to reducing driving
Robert Liberty, Director of the Institute for Sustainable Solutions at Portland State University, discusses the why and how of switching from widening roads to reducing driving in the context on SB 743, as well as the implications for developers as the new policy is implemented.
Bruce Griesenbeck on Senate Bill 743 and the role of Metropolitan Planning Organizations
Bruce Griesenbeck, Principal Transportation Analyst at Sacramento Area Council of Governments, discusses the role of Metropolitan Planing Organizations in the implementation of California's SB 743
Mayor Darrell Steinberg on the Policy Origins of SB 743
Sacramento mayor Darrell Steinberg, SB 743’s sponsor, describes the reasons for introducing SB 743, building on prior compact growth efforts and challenges CEQA presented for infill and redevelopment and approval of transit and active transportation projects
SB 743 Implementation Assistance Project - The Case Studies
Robert Liberty, Director of the Institute for Sustainable Solutions at Portland State University, and Bruce Griesenbeck, Principal Transportation Analyst at Sacramento Area Council of Governments, discuss the case studies completed for the SB 743 Implementation Assistance project.