Sonoma County VMT Policy Adoption Technical Assistance (SB743)

Traffic on US 101 in Sonoma County.
John Huseby

ABAG and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission are providing Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) Policy Adoption Technical Assistance to all Sonoma County jurisdictions needing assistance with Senate Bill 743 (SB 743) compliance. Assistance will be provided through a working group approach over several modules, each focusing on a particular aspect of VMT policy. Presentations and supporting materials for each module will be provided below.

Module 1: Program Introduction

June 21, 2022

Includes technical assistance program overview, expectations and local assistance offerings

Module 2: Understanding SB 743

July 19, 2022

VMT baseline data and locally appropriate methods, metrics, thresholds and screening criteria

Module 3: VMT Mitigation

September, 21 2022, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

  • VMT Mitigation in depth
  • Available tools/resources for your county
  • Potential need for revised city Transportation Demand Management (TDM)/Parking ordinances
  • Overview of VMT mitigations fees/banks/exchanges
  • Module 3 Office Hours: Tuesday, October 4, 3-5 p.m.

Module 4: Non-CEQA Transportation Analysis

October, 18 2022, 3-5 p.m.

  • Non-CEQA (California Environmental Quality Act) transportation analysis approaches and justifications
  • Module 4 Office Hours: Tuesday, November 1, 3-5 p.m.