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In December 2000, Massachusetts’ Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) issued the Beyond 2000 Solid Waste Master Plan — A Policy Framework, its plan and vision for managing solid waste over the coming decade. This report outlines necessary steps DEP needs to take in order to reach the waste reduction goals articulated in the Master Plan. It includes an assessment of the best strategies to reduce waste at its source and increase participation in existing programs. It also identifies the most critical areas to expand recycling and composting access and infrastructure to move toward the 70% waste reduction goal.
The general public has been excluded for too long from transportation decisions in Northeastern Illinois. Given the opportunity, the citizenry would fundamentally reform transportation planning to accomplish broader regional goals. The overall vision the public prefers would provide more transportation choice; include the public in transportation decision-making; re-invest in existing communities; invest to enhance land use and quality of life goals; provide a safe travel environment with improved accessibility for all; create a cleaner environment and preserve open space; and equalize the distribution of resources.
The law explains how instant runoff elections works during election.
This amendment to the San Francisco County Charter calls for instant runoff balloting for municipal elections for the November 5th, 2002 election and all subsequent elections for the offices of Mayor, Sheriff, District Attorney, Treasurer, Assessor-Recorder, Public Defender and members of the Board of Supervisors.
This digest summarizes the literature review of TCRP Project H-27, "Transit-Oriented Development: State of the Practice and Future Benefits." This digest provides definitions of transit-oriented development (TOD) and transit joint development (TJD), describes the institutional issues related to TOD and TJD, and provides examples of the impacts and benefits of TOD and TJD. References and an annotated bibliography are included. This digest was written by Robert Cervero, Christopher Ferrell, and Steven Murphy, from the Institute of Urban and Regional Development, University of California, Berkeley.