University of California Transportation Center
Addressing Environmental Challenges in the California Transportation Plan
- Author(s): Thomas, John V.
- Deakin, Elizabeth
- et al.
The purpose of this paper is to highlight challenges the State will face as it attempts to address environmental impacts within the forthcoming transportation plan. The first section highlights major issues that shape the policy context for environmental planning. The second section summarizes key trends among major environmental categories. Finally, the implications of California’s environmental trends for the State transportation plan will be discussed.