Environmental Impact Studies

Field of yellow mustard in flower with Yolo Causeway elevated highway in background with truck passing by.

Caltrans Sued Over I-80 Expansion Plan

Environmental groups argue that the agency purposely split the project into two phases to obscure the true impact of expanded road capacity.

June 3, 2024 - Streetsblog California

I-84 to I-5 Interstate Freeway in Portland Oregon with Long Exposure Vehicle Traffic Motion

Feds Toss the Environmental Assessment for Portland Controversial Freeway Widening Project

It's back to the drawing board for the I-5 Rose Quarter Improvement Project.

January 20, 2022 - The Oregonian

Oahu

New Law in Hawaii Makes Developers Consider Sea-Level Rise

Hawaii Governor David Ige signed a bill that requires developers to consider rising seas in all environmental impact studies.

June 18, 2018 - Next City

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Urban Design for Planners 1: Software Tools

This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.

Planning for Universal Design

Learn the tools for implementing Universal Design in planning regulations.