Transportation and Land Use in Sonoma County
On this website, we attempt to explain some of the shortcomings of the auto-centric approaches that dominate our lives. At the same time we present constructive alternatives that are realistic and economic. As far as possible, we try to illustrate these alternatives with examples of successful approaches used elsewhere. We also call attention to Sonoma County initiatives that we think are pointed in the right directions. There are many.
SCTLC is working to re-open this pedestrian-bicycle crossing for the benefit of the neighborhood and the east-west bicycle boulevard.
March 3, 2020 ballot.
We support this measure in order to continue growing train service to the North Bay.
Sales tax transportation funding extension, will probably be on the ballot in 2020.
People-centered communities need alternatives to the automobile that combine safety, convenience and affordability.
All publicly-funded improvements must make progress towards the goal of net-zero carbon transportation.
We need a transportation system that is energy-efficient, conserves land and benefits the community, and is based upon a county-wide cooperative planning process.
Building denser cities and minimizing urban sprawl reduces miles traveled and leaves land for wildlife, open space, sustainable agriculture, and ecosystem services.
Divert funding streams to build the systems of the future rather than the past.