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Public Workshops on Senate Bill 375 Sustainable Communities Program Regional Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets Update and Program Performance Reporting

Invitation to Participate

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) invites you to participate in workshops on the Senate Bill 375 (SB 375) Sustainable Communities and Climate Protection program and proposed updates to regional passenger vehicle greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets for California’s Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPO).  At the workshops, CARB staff will present revisions to its October 2017 Staff Report, share feedback received at the December 2017 Board Meeting, present initial concepts for updates to the technical methodology for Sustainable Communities Strategy evaluation and guidance on quantification of strategies, and seek public input on next steps with interested stakeholders. CARB staff will also initially scope and seek public input on data supported metrics for reporting in its first SB 375 program performance report to the Legislature by September 1, 2018, pursuant to SB 150 (Allen, Chapter 646, Statutes of 2017).

Meeting Dates and Locations

The public workshops will be held at the locations and dates shown below, and will follow the same format and presentations.

DATE:                Tuesday, January 30, 2018

TIME:                 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

LOCATION:       Fresno Council of Governments

Sequoia Conference Room

2035 Tulare Street, Suite 201, Fresno, California 93721

DATE:                Wednesday, January 31, 2018

TIME:                 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

LOCATION:       San Diego Association of Governments

Board Room, 7th Floor

401 B Street, San Diego, California 92101

DATE:                Monday, February 5, 2018

TIME:                 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

LOCATION:       Caltrans District 7

Conference Room 01.037

100 South Main Street, Los Angeles, California 90012

DATE:                Tuesday, February 6, 2018

TIME:                 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

LOCATION:       California Environmental Protection Agency

Sierra Hearing Room

1001 I Street Sacramento, California 95814

The February 6 workshop will also be webcast live.

More Information

We encourage your participation and look forward to your input. For any questions regarding this meeting, please contact Ms. Lezlie Kimura Szeto, manager of the Sustainable Communities Policy and Planning Section.

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Special Accommodation Request

Consistent with California Government Code Section 7296.2, special accommodation or language needs may be provided for any of the following:

  • An interpreter to be available at the meeting;
  • Documents made available in an alternate format or another language;
  • A disability-related reasonable accommodation.

To request these special accommodations or language needs, please contact Ms. Caitlin Miller or call (916) 445-9798 as soon as possible, but no later than five business days before the scheduled meeting.  TTY/TDD/Speech to Speech users may dial 711 for the California Relay Service.