California's Transit Village Bill

California Governor Schwarzenegger signs a "Transit Village" bill.
May 29, 2004, 7am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"To maximize the economic and environmental advantages of California's $14 billion investment in bus and rail systems over the past decade, Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed an eagerly awaited bill that will facilitate construction of mixed-use ''transit villages'' within a third-of-a-mile radius of bus, rail or ferry stations. The bill, reports the Associated Press, will let counties and municipalities proceed with their transit-oriented development plans if they demonstrate just five rather than 13 public benefits of transit village projects."

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Published on Monday, May 24, 2004 in San Jose Mercury News
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