As the Regional Transportation Plan begins to lay out the future of transportation investments in Fresno County, Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability reminds staff, stakeholders, and elected officials about the importance of prioritizing the needs of historically disadvantaged communities.
Health Impact Assessment: California’s SB 375 and Its Impact on Fresno County’s Disadvantaged Unincorporated Communities and Low Income Urban Neighborhoods
Executive Summary California’s landmark climate change law, SB 375, directs Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) to develop and incorporate a Sustainable Community Strategy (SCS) in their Regional Transportation Plan (RTP). The SCS must set forth a forecasted development (housing and employment growth) pattern that, when integrated with the region’s transportation networks and other transportation measures and […]
Building Momentum, Building Community Strength, Building a Sustainable San Joaquin Valley – Fresno County, Merced County, and Tulare County
Introduction Engagement with decision making bodies throughout the San Joaquin Valley is essential to developing comprehensive and consistent policies that touch and benefit all segments of our community. Land use planning can either encourage smart growth and limit sprawl, or allow for unrestrained development into natural lands and farmland. Funds for transportation and infrastructure may […]
General Overview: Land, People, Employment and Health Fresno County is located in the San Joaquin Valley and it is bordered on the north by Madera and Merced Counties; Mariposa and Mono to the east; Monterey and San Benito to the west; and Kings and Tulare to the south. It has 15 incorporated cities. Clovis, Coalinga, […]