Californians Favor Development Control

Survey shows California residents prefer more development control, and would vote for new initiatives.
November 16, 2001, 10am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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According to a new survey of California residents by the Public Policy Institute 55 percent say they would vote for a local initiative that would slow the pace of development in their community, even if it meant less economic growth. The high figure is surprising in light of the shaky economy. Seventy-four percent say they are inclined to support a March 2002 proposition that would provide $2.6 billion in state bond funds for open space, parks and other land use projects. And two out of three saythey support another March 2002 proposition that would dedicate the state's gasoline sales tax to transportation projects.

Thanks to California 2000 Project

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Published on Tuesday, November 13, 2001 in American City Business Journals
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