Vision California: climate change metrics and mandates for healthy regions
CNU co-founder Peter Calthorpe presents Vision California, a statewide effort to coordinate land use and transportation investments in meeting the state’s environmental and fiscal changes. He will also debut Rapid Fire software that projects GHG, health, and other impacts relative to regional VMT scenarios. This work is being conducted in relation to high-speed rail planning and progressive MPO sustainability planning requirements. Is metric-based statewide land-use planning politically feasible throughout the country? Respondents to this and other questions will include Catherine Ross, director of the Center for Quality Growth at Georgia Tech, advisor to the White House Office of Urban Affairs, and editor of a new book on mega-regions.