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What’s Ahead for the Future of Transportation in Sacramento?

What’s Ahead for the Future of Transportation in Sacramento?

The future of innovative transportation looks green and bright for Sacramento. The days of using gas-powered automobiles to drive all over town are limited. Rather, the transportation of tomorrow is clean, electric-powered, and alternative. Just like the invention of the railroads and then autos made horse travel a far-flung memory, today’s transportation innovations may be putting gas-powered vehicles in our collective rearview mirrors. Sacramento is leading the way for some exciting transportation innovations. Here’s what you can expect in the not-so-distant future: Electric Vehicles California Governor Jerry Brown is committed to helping ...
7 Projects Revitalizing Downtown Sacramento

7 Projects Revitalizing Downtown Sacramento

From the time of the Gold Rush, Sacramento has served as the heartbeat of the region. Throughout its history, the City was the cultural and community hub of the region. The strength and vitality of Sacramento waned, however, with the proliferation of suburban sprawl. But today the next chapter of Sacramento’s story is being written, and the City is experiencing a resurgence of vitality and strength. Here are seven new projects bringing jobs, housing, and cultural experiences back to Sacramento. The Railyards The Railyards were once the heart of industry and innovation ...
Bringing Sustainable Development to The Railyards

Bringing Sustainable Development to The Railyards

Sustainability is more than a buzzword. The issue of climate change has received global attention from governments around the world in recent years. Governments, organizations, and private citizens are all looking for ways to create a better future by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and finding solutions to climate change. The City of Sacramento has made sustainability a core focus, embracing sustainable development and infill projects like The Railyards. What is Sustainable Development? Sustainable development has been defined in many ways, but is most frequently quoted as defined by the United Nation’s ...