Building the Future We Deserve

APA California, Central Section


Thursday, February 21, 2013
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. PST

Modesto, CA, United States

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As local governments begin to create their Sustainable Communities Strategies in the San Joaquin Valley, Amanda will discuss planning issues that can inform this process such as housing market trends and shifting transportation preferences—and the public health opportunities presented by these changes. Regional agencies representing two-thirds of California’s population have in place plans to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. Learn how other regions have used the SCS process to save households and local governments money, improve air quality, and provide more housing and transportation choices.

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Amanda Eaken

Confirmed Speaker

Ms. Eaken’s primary focus is reducing transportation sector greenhouse gas emissions through improved land use and transportation planning and policy. She was actively involved in the passage of SB 375 and represented the environmental community on the Regional Targets Advisory Committee, which was charged with advising the California Air ... Read More