APS v SCS in the World of SB 375

The Alternative Planning Strategy plays an important role under SB 375 and SB 32. This article explains why the “APS” was designed to be on equal terms with a Sustainable Communities Strategy for reasons of accessing incentives related to achieving the state’s climate goals.

55% Threshold for Transportation Measures

In 2016, fourteen local transportation “special” sales tax measures went on county ballots that required a two-thirds majority to pass. Thirteen of them received a super-majority approval rate of 55%. But only six passed.