Road diets remove motor vehicle lanes to create space for bicycle lanes, wider sidewalks, bulb-outs and safer parking. This article outlines what road diets are, the benefits associated with them and how they are being implemented across California.
Everybody wants a healthy, vibrant community to call home. Inclusive land-use planning may help counties achieve this goal and address common annoyances such as long commutes, traffic congestion and poor air quality. This new resource will help local officials and staff when talking to their communities about land-use planning.
Through HVAC and lighting retrofits, the City of Santa Barbara has reduced electricity use in city facilities, saving over $420,000 on the city’s annual electric bill. Check out more of what the city is doing!
The survey is about healthy eating/active living, safety and violence prevention, and to what extent city, county and school agencies are approaching the issues through collaborations or partnerships. Take the survey now!