SB 743 Implementation City of Hayward Planning Commission Meeting Presentation

This March 2020 presentation to the Hayward Planning Commission on implementing Senate Bill No. 743 (SB 743) and vehicle miles traveled covers:

  • Senate Bill 743
  • Comparison of Level of Service (LOS) and Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT)
  • Mitigations
  • Implementation
  • Example projects
  • Why adopt VMT?
  • Why stop using LOS?

Download the Hayward VMT presentation deck (PDF).

The City of Hayward received a Priority Development Area (PDA) Technical Assistance grant from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and ABAG to remove LOS and instead use VMT to evaluate transportation impacts, as required under the directive of SB 743 and recently updated California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) guidelines.

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