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Positive Governmental Changes

Positive Governmental Changes

Editor, There seems to be a positive shift occurring in our local government. For the first time in years, the city is listening and collaborating with the public. Take for example the recent decision to install bike racks around town. Members of the community joined the Complete Streets Task Force to highlight a shortage of […]

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Planning Decisions Lack Compliance With State Laws

Planning Decisions Lack Compliance With State Laws

Editor, In 2008, California’s legislature passed a law requiring that, after January 1, 2011, any substantive revision of a Circulation Element of a General Plan, the transportation system of a city must plan for a balanced, multimodal transportation network that meets the needs of all users of streets, roads, and highways for safe and convenient […]

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City’s Transportation Policy: All Talk

City’s Transportation Policy: All Talk

Editor, Notice the automobiles pictured on the cover-page for the city’s Transportation, Circulation and Growth Management Element from roughly circa 1930. Today the maturity and relevance of the element is just as dated.   State government guidelines recommend periodic updates to the General Plan;  the statutes recommend every five years. Our Element has been amended […]