Planning Innovation Forum #4

APA California Chapter, Northern Section


Thursday, June 8, 2017
9:30 a.m. - noon PDT

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Planning Innovation Forum #4



June 8

Moving from LOS to VMT: Making SB743 an Asset to Your Community

Oakland City Hall, Hearing Room 3, 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Oakland CM | 2

9:30 AM – 12 PM, Oakland City Hall, Hearing Room 3, 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, OAKLAND. Learn about a range of emerging approaches to transforming how cities evaluate transportation impacts. With the update to CEQA guidelines following SB743, cities face a complex task of moving from Level of Service (LOS) to Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT). Join an interactive forum of local and state experts to discuss how you can develop a locally-tailored approach to VMT. This event is free. For additional info, go to To register, go to

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Robert Swierk

Robert Swierk, AICP, is a Principal Transportation Planner at VTA with 17 years of experience in planning across the public and private sectors, including land use/transportation integration, congestion management and Complete Streets. He holds Master degrees in City Planning and Transportation Engineering from UC Berkeley, and recently led the ... Read More

Chris Ganson

Chris Ganson was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown to the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, where he serves as technical lead on California’s transition from LOS to VMT. He previously held positions at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the World Resources Institute, and US EPA Region 9 ... Read More

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