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How Does The Sacramento Railyards Plan Handle Parking?

How Does The Sacramento Railyards Plan Handle Parking?

The vision for the Sacramento Railyards is a thriving urban community that encourages walking, cycling, and alternative forms of transportation. The mixed-use development will be home to residential housing as well as retail and commercial amenities, offering residents numerous choices and conveniences within walking distance. The site itself is located just a short walk from the Golden 1 Center, two blocks from Old Sacramento, and is in close proximity to regional transit, including light rail stations. Despite a vision for a walkable future community that maximizes alternative forms of transit, ...
5 Lessons from the World's Most Sustainable Cities

5 Lessons from the World's Most Sustainable Cities

How do you measure the sustainability of a city? By using three pillars of sustainability: people, planet, and profit. At least, that’s how design and consultancy firm Arcadis and the London-based Centre for Economic and Business Research assessed and ranked the sustainability of cities across the globe to come up with a list of the most successful and sustainable cities in the world. Three Pillars of Sustainability People: Rates quality of life by assessing areas such as health, income equality, work-life balance, dependency ratio, crime, housing and living costs. Planet: Measures ...