Webinar Recording: Speeding up bike/ped and transit project delivery
Overview of SB 288 and CEQA exemptions


At the September 22, 2021, Regional Planning Partnership, Michael Pimental (California Transit Association) and Gwen Litvak (Bay Area Council) shared an overview of the types of projects covered by SB 288 and how the CEQA exemption can be used to shave years off of project schedules.

Senate Bill 288 (see bill text) provides statutory exemptions from California Environmental Quality Act for public transportation, biking/walking projects, and reducing parking requirements. SB 288 sunsets on December 31, 2022.