2021 - Senate Bill 261 (Allen, Ben), Regional Transportation Plans: Sustainable Communities Strategies (2-Year)
Transportation Planning, Land Use, and Housing, Climate Change
Office of Legislative Affairs
Would require CARB to adopt additional greenhouse gas targets for 2045 and 2050, and vehicle miles traveled targets for 2035, 2045, 2050, by 2024; would modify the timeline for Sustainable Community Strategies (SCS) development; and would require CARB to reject SCSs if they are not implementable based on specific evidentiary basis. Would require local governments to collect data on housing, jobs, and transit infrastructure and report every two years to metropolitan planning organizations to demonstrate how SCS strategies are implemented, using the data described above. Was not heard in the Senate Transportation Committee.