San Diego May Form Sprawl Agency

A new agency dealing with sprawl and congestion may go before voters in 2002.

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September 29, 2000, 2:00 PM PDT

By Abhijeet Chavan @http://twitter.com/legalaidtech


Under legislation signed this week, a commission will develope a proposal for a new regional infrastructure andtransportation agency to deal with sprawl and traffic, the first of its kind in California. The commission will deliver twoproposals: one which consolidates local transportation and planning agencies into the new agency; and a more modest planthat improves cooordination among existing agencies. If the new agency goes before voters, cities may be voting to give upsome of their planning powers.

Thanks to Tom Newman

Friday, September 29, 2000 in The San Diego Union-Tribune

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