Schwarzenegger Signs Landmark Anti-Sprawl Bill

    This year’s legislative session in Sacramento was groundbreaking in many respects. After months of wrangling over the budget, veto threats, and then the highest veto rate in the past 40 years, Gov. Schwarzenegger signed one of the most groundbreaking pieces of legislation of his tenure, Sen. Darrell Steinberg’s SB 375.

    The bill requires the California Air Resources Board to set regional targets for reducing greenhouse-gas emissions, and will allow the state to use $5 billion  of transportation money per year to encourage regions to embrace compact residential development.

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