This Fresno Bee editorial encourages Gov. Davis to sign a bill that would require the state to locating its offices near transit hubs.
This Fresno Bee editorial encourages Gov. Gray Davis to signAB 2494, a bill sponsored by state Treasurer Phil Angelides and authoredby Assemblyman Darrel Steinberg that would require the state to considerlocating its offices near transit hubs in mixed-use commercial districtsin need of economic revitalization instead of suburban environments. . Thebill would not constrict the state's locating office, but ratherencourage investing in these types of smart development areas in effortsto help shape growth patterns.
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The Top Urban Planning Books of 2022
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Nashville Sets Downtown Parking Maximums
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Western Voters: Yes to Conservation, No to Extremism
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Detailing the Boring Company’s Poor Track Record
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As Remote Work Persists, Ohio Cities Brace for Tax Revenue Losses
Cities like Dayton expect to see a reduction in income tax revenue as more remote workers begin paying taxes to their home jurisdictions.
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