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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.