Tag Archives: transportation planning

Burbank Complete Streets Plan

“Complete Our Streets” is the City of Burbank’s Complete Streets Plan for future street improvements citywide. Funded by a Sustainable Communities Grant from Caltrans, the Plan implements the City’s General Plan Mobility Element and identifies goals, policies, guidelines, and an implementation plan for future right-of-way projects. The Plan prioritizes and locates improvements to connectivity, access,

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Measuring Transportation Impacts Using Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT)

With the passage of Senate Bill 743 and official adoption of the measures into the 2018 California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines, transportation impacts will no longer be determined using level of service (LOS), a measure of traffic congestion. Rather, projects will be required to determine transportation impacts based on vehicle miles traveled (VMT). This

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Complying With CEQA’s VMT Threshold For Transportation

The passage of California Senate Bill (SB) 743 introduced vehicle miles traveled (VMT) as the new recommended threshold for transportation impacts under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review, eliminating level of service (LOS) as a CEQA threshold. The City of Pasadena (City) was among the first to update its CEQA thresholds in 2014. The

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