In a new statewide evaluation of rail transit stations, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority received an average rating while the best marks went to two Bay Area agencies.
The study of six rail system operators gave Metro a C grade overall, though most of its subway and light-rail stations scored well, including Westlake/MacArthur Park, which was called a model for transportation agencies.
California not only leads the nation in the fight against climate change — in some ways it leads the world.
The Golden State has the world’s second least carbon-intensive economy, according to a new study from public policy group Next 10. Only France, with its large fleet of nuclear power plants, emits fewer greenhouse gases for each dollar (or euro) of economic activity.
Officials have long envisioned a blueprint for San Diego centered on public transportation. So-called transit-oriented development is included in all of San Diego’s planning documents, imagining a future where homes, businesses and infrastructure are built around public transit stations.
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With the economic toll of California’s drought expected to hit $2.74 billion for 2015, water suppliers, investors and urban and agricultural users are seeking ways to reduce water consumption, according to Next 10’s issue brief, California Innovation and Meeting the Water Challenge. The brief finds urban users were able to save 600,000 acre-feet of water between June and August 2015, while venture capital investment looked to match rising demand for products and services improving water efficiency and management.