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Contribute to the SACOG 2016 Metropolitan Transportation Plan

Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) is seeking public input from local residents to create a draft Metropolitan Transportation Plan / Sustainable Communities Strategy (MTP/SCS). The MTP/SCS is a long-range regional plan for transportation projects including bikeway, road, sidewalk, and transit projects. SACOG is holding three more public workshops in an open house format to …

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WALKSacramento’s Newest Complete Streets Project

Team Members (L to R) Emily Alice Gerhart, Kirin Kumar, Terry Preston, and Miha Tomuta work on WALKSacramento’s newest Complete Streets project. The WALKSacramento staff is excited about a new project, which is to review and inventory policies related to Complete Streets in the City and County of Sacramento.  They will cover resolutions, general plan …

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Walkability in the News

Pedestrians Dying at Disproportionate Rates In America’s Poorer Neighborhoods   A recent article published by Governing magazine states that poorer areas have approximately double the fatality rates of wealthier communities. Governing analyzed accident location coordinates for the more than 22,000 pedestrians killed nationwide between 2008 and 2012.  The data call attention to the aspects of low-income neighborhoods that put residents …

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