Built Environment

  • Continue housing advocacy around around enhanced bonus density ordinances and local policy changes to encourage transit-oriented housing in the Monterey Bay region
  • Support and encourage member developers and key partners to adopt climate resilient infrastructure (e.g. building electrification, passive solar, EV charging stations, bike storage, etc)
  • Share “Blue Paper” findings and recommendations such surveying water use & impacts on new housing, expanding conservation & greywater systems, and implementing / relaxing water credit transfer programs
  • Continue support and engagement with Blue Zones and advocacy for smart commuting with MBEP Smart Commuting Toolkit
  • Support member corridor improvement projects and public outreach efforts
  • Encourage the adoption of Complete Streets policies