Upcoming Events, from our TAQCC cmte

The Transportation, Air Quality and Climate Change (TAQCC) Committee of ECOS would like to share with you all the following events.

Dec. 1-3 — Community Open Houses re Green Line to the Airport

Dec. 1, 6:00 pm — Transit Riders Union initial meeting, at Breathe CA, 909 12th St.

Dec. 3, 6:00 pm — ECOS TAQCC meeting re ARB plan to reduce GHG, 2012 K St., Sacramento
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Dec. 10 — Deadline for comments on Sacramento downtown Grid 2.0
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ECOS’ Comments on Another Attempt to Increase Elk Grove’s Sphere of Influence

11/23/2015

ECOS and Habitat 2020 are far from convinced that the use of this site for a multi-sport complex is warranted based upon the significant impacts that will result from its development. We would caution LAFCo that many of the significant impacts could be completely avoided with a more northerly or central location being chosen as an alternative site.

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See our comments by clicking on the letter above or here.

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City Council rejects gas station in Curtis Park Village

November 17, 2015

The Sacramento Bee

“Council member Jay Schenirer, who represents Curtis Park, argued it came down to the neighborhood’s strong opposition to building a gas station in an infill area touted as public-transit oriented and pedestrian friendly.

“‘People are very much against this,’ Schenirer said. Five council members voted with him, agreeing a residential neighborhood was the wrong place to put a large fueling center.

“They also worried about putting future transportation funding in jeopardy if they added a gas station to a development that was billed as a way to encourage people to bike, walk or ride light rail and buses.”

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/news/business/article45303624.html#storylink=cpy

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