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WALK Sacramento
  • Guide
  • Training

WALKSacramento is a nonprofit community organization working to create walkable communities with communities of walkers throughout the Sacramento metropolitan region.

WALKSacramento works with transportation and land use planners, elected officials and community groups to create safe, walkable environments for all citizens and particularly for children, seniors, the disabled and low-income individuals. WALKSacramento works to incorporate pedestrian access into transportation and...

Vista Dunes Courtyard Homes: Affordable Housing Project Earns LEED Platinum Certification
  • Case Study

The Vista Dunes Courtyard Homes in La Quinta is the nation’s largest multi-family affordable housing project to obtain LEED “Platinum” certification and is the first in California to achieve this standard. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design and is the green building certification program of the U.S. Green Building Council.

Visit California: California Sustainable Tourism Symposium
  • Guide
  • Tool

The California Sustainable Tourism Symposium (CSTS) was formed to address the needs of tourism industry stakeholders who participate in nature, eco, geo, green, sustainable and recreational tourism. CSTS is dedicated to sustaining the environment, culture and heritage of California while sustaining economic growth through tourism.

Vision California
  • Tool

The Vision California project, funded by the California High Speed Rail Authority in partnership with the Strategic Growth Council, is developing two new modeling tools – the “Urban Footprint” map-based model and the “Rapid Fire” spreadsheet-based tool – to formulate and compare scenarios for how California can accommodate growth. By clearly expressing the consequences of different growth scenarios, Vision California can inform the decisions that will drive California’s infrastructure...

Visalia Urban Tree Foundation
  • Tool
  • Training

The Urban Tree Foundation provides services and programs to benefit the urban forest. Founded in 1999, UTF is dedicated to promoting and preserving the urban forest through education, planting and tree care. In collaboration with public and private agencies, UTF assists communities in becoming active partners in the planting and maintenance of the urban forest. The Visalia based Urban Tree Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization responsible for raising all funds for its...

VIEW Energy Watch Partnership
  • Tool

The VIEW partnership focuses efforts in three main areas on impact: reduction of energy in government facilities through municipal retrofits, increasing community awareness through education, marketing and outreach, and support of the California Long Term Energy Efficiency strategic plan support.

Victoria Transportation Planning Institute Online TDM Encyclopedia
  • Tool

The Online TDM Encyclopedia is the world’s most comprehensive information resource concerning innovative transportation management strategies. It describes dozens of Transportation Demand Management (TDM) strategies and contains information on TDM planning, evaluation and implementation. It has thousands of hyperlinks that provide instant access to more detailed information, including case studies and reference documents.
The Encyclopedia has an international perspective, with ideas...

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
  • Tool
  • Training

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) is a non-profit, statewide business trade organization with a mission to advance business ethics that value multiple bottom lines- economic, social, and environmental. We strive to help members set a high standard for protecting the natural, human and economic environments of the state's residents, while remaining profitable. We advance VBSR's mission through:

1. Education. Empowering our members to solve environmental, social and...

Veolia Environnement
  • Tool

Veolia Environnement is the world leader in environmental services. With operations on every continent and more than 317,034 employees, we provide customized solutions to meet the needs of municipal and industrial customers in four complementary segments: water, environmental services, energy services and passenger transportation. Veolia Environnement recorded revenue of 34.8 billion euros in 2010.

Ventura Won Environmental Excellence Award
  • Case Study

This award was received for Ventura's effort in improving air quality with the creation of the Ventura County Transportation Commission, which took the lead in developing several user-friendly buses and "smart" transit shuttles.

Ventura Green Initiative
  • Guide
  • Tool

Ventura takes an active leadership role in protecting its natural resources and promoting environmental quality. Ventura already boasts one of the state's highest recycling rates, uses solar power to generate some of its electricity, is a leader in sustainable "smart" growth, and partners with local governmental groups and non-profits to conserve and protect our community resources. Through the support of the community and the leadership of the Ventura City Council, the city...

Ventura GHG Community Inventory
  • Report

Partnering with AECOM Environment, we address climate change mitigation at the community scale by providing recommendations for effective strategies to reduce GHG emissions. We performed cost-benefit analyses on 20 GHG reduction strategies such as installing efficient appliances, taking public transit and installing solar panels.

Ventura GHG Agency Inventory
  • Report
  • Tool

The City of Ventura is the county seat of Ventura County and has a population of 106,744, 650 miles of roads, 7 miles of sand beaches and shoreline habitat. Ventura is a "full service" city, offering its residents police, fire, water and wastewater services. The City maintains 388 registered vehicles, 240 pieces of unlicensed small equipment and over 650,000 square feet of 75 buildings and structures. The City has established a goal to reduce its fuel use and facilities'...

Ventura Environmental Purchasing Policy
  • Tool

The Board of Supervisors' adopted a new "Green Procurement Policy" resolution on March 27, 2007. By this action they reaffirmed the original policy decision dated April 17, 1990 to help expand markets for the use of recovered materials by establishing greater Government preferences for products made with such materials, consistent with the demands of efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

Ventura County Regional Energy Alliance
  • Tool

Ventura County Regional Energy Alliance is a joint powers agency composed of public agencies working in collaboration to approach the availability, reliability, conservation and innovative use of energy resources in the Ventura County region.

Ventura County Built It Smart Program
  • Finance
  • Tool
  • Training

Assisted by a grant from the Southern California Association of Governments, the Ventura County Planning Department has joined hands with local groups, businesses and individuals to develop the Build it Smart web site. This site is a tool to help residents throughout the county make sense of the multitude of new-and not-so-new-strategies, techniques, building materials, and other products that make building projects and land use decisions smarter and more ecologically responsible.

Ventura Climate Action Plan in Progress
  • Guide
  • Plan

In coordination with AB 32 and as directed by the Board of Supervisors, the City has been working on the development of a Climate Change Action Plan for City operations over the last few years. This plan will provide input from members of government agencies, members of the public, the business sector, and environmental groups.

Vegetation Classification and Mapping Program (VegCAMP)
  • Guide

Senate Bill 85, Chapter 178, Statutes of 2007, added Section 1940 to the Fish and Game Code that required DFG to develop a vegetation mapping standard for the State of California. The VegCAMP develops and maintains California's expression of the National Vegetation Classification System supporting conservation and management decisions at the local, regional and state levels.

Valley Transportation Authority
  • Tool

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) is an independent special district that provides sustainable, accessible, community-focused transportation options that are innovative, environmentally responsible, and promote the vitality of our region. VTA provides bus, light rail, and paratransit services, as well as participates as a funding partner in regional rail service including Caltrain, Capital Corridor, and the Altamont Corridor Express. As the county’s congestion management...

Vallejo Redeveloped Transit Village
  • Case Study

For years this 5.86-acre, vacant lot on Sereno Drive had been a magnet for illegal dumping and other activities. Facing a critical housing shortage, the City of Vallejo acquired the property in 2000 and moved forward with plans to build an innovative pedestrian-oriented community that links affordable housing to important community and transportation services. Working together with the Citizens' Housing Corporation and the Affordable Housing Affiliation, the Vallejo Redevelopment Agency...

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