Reversing California's Sprawl with SB 375 and TOD

A new report from the Urban Land Institute finds that California's VMT-focused Senate Bill 375 can potentially reverse the state's sprawl. Transit-oriented development is seen as a strong strategy.

The City Fix takes a look at the new report, and finds positive signs for the future of land use in the state.

"[A] promising new report from the Urban Land Institute says that SB 375 has great potential to guide smart growth for California, reversing the state's trend toward suburbanization and sprawl.

Californians need to ensure that public transit development keeps up with urban and suburban development. According to the report, 'Improving the service levels and ongoing investment in transit capital improvements and operations creates transit certainty, a critical factor for supporting the growth of compact development.'"

Full Story: Evaluating the Economic Impact of Transit-Oriented Development in California

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