Comments on the Scope of the Transportation 2035 Plan EIR

March 20, 2008

Ashley Nguyen, EIR Project Manager
Metropolitan Transportation Commission 101 Eighth Street
Oakland, CA 94607
Dear Ms. Nguyen:

 Greenbelt Alliance is the Bay Area’s advocate for open spaces and vibrant places since 1958. We appreciate this opportunity to comment on the scope of the environmental analysis for the Transportation 2035 Plan.

We applaud MTC for taking a “Three E’s” approach to the Transportation 2035 Plan, and for setting specific goals and performance objectives for each of the “Three E’s.” Only by establishing objectives and measuring progress toward our goals can we hope to achieve our shared vision for a more efficient, equitable, and environmentally sustainable region. Accordingly, we ask that the EIR rigorously analyze the effects of the alternatives on MTC’s performance objectives, including greenhouse gas reduction.

 

To continue reading: Greenbelt Alliance RTP EIR Comments (PDF)

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