Tag Archives: Transportation

New CEQA SB 743 Transportation Guidelines Finally Finalized

It took five years, but California has finally ditched an outdated and counter-productive metric for evaluating transportation impacts under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). With the guidelines finalized on December 28th, a mere half-decade since the passage of SB … Continue reading

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Farming Transportation: Covered Farm Vehicle Regulations

If you are operating farm vehicles or transporting agricultural equipment or livestock, it is important to know what federal and state regulations apply to your vehicle and how you intend … The post Farming Transportation: Covered Farm Vehicle Regulations appeared … Continue reading

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IRS Guidance on Qualified Transportation Fringe Benefits and UBIT

On December 10, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued interim guidance on the treatment of qualified transportation fringe benefit expenses under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). According to the IRS press release: The new rules assist taxpayers in … Continue reading

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We’re Never Going to Meet Our GHG Transportation Goals Unless We Radically Rethink Our Cities

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about vehicle miles traveled, or VMT. Specifically, why is it so hard to get people to think seriously about reducing VMT as a climate mitigation strategy? Building on my earlier ode to electric scooters, … Continue reading

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Critical Issues in Transportation 2018

“The Transportation Research Board [TRB] has released a prepublication version of Critical Issues in Transportation 2018. In this report, which is updated periodically by the TRB Executive Committee, a series of challenging questions are posed to explore issues and opportunities … Continue reading

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