Regional Transit Planning Done Right

The Sacramento Council of Governments offers a concept that is truly regional in scope.
March 22, 2002, 5am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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This editorial says that the Sacramento Area Council of Governments' Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP)offers a concept that is truly regional in scope, breaking the pattern ofdealing with transportation issues on a local level. There has beenopposition from local groups and officials, as they worry that regionalprojects will become a higher priority than local ones. Since the MTPrelies on voter support for transportation taxes, the editorial reminds readers to support the overall plan, even if they dispute individualprojects, because it increases mobility between areas of industry andbegins to combine transportation with land use and open space projects.

Thanks to California Policy Forum

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Published on Tuesday, March 19, 2002 in The Sacramento Bee
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