Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) Mitigation Program

Summary

SCH Number
2021090175
Lead Agency
City of Lancaster
Document Title
Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) Mitigation Program
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
Citywide - developed and vacant
Document Description
The City is proposing to adopt an ordinance that establishes a Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) Mitigation Program with the intent to reduce Citywide VMT. The VMT Mitigation Program would identify relevant transportation demand management (TDM) strategies and VMT-reducing projects within the City to be funded by future developments that trigger potentially significant VMT impacts under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Potential VMT-reducing measures may include providing pedestrian/bicycle network improvements, traffic calming infrastructure, improved street connectivity, and City-run programs to incentivize use of alternative travel modes.

Contact Information

Name
Jocelyn Swain
Agency Name
City of Lancaster
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant

Location

Cities
Lancaster
Counties
Los Angeles
Regions
Citywide, Countywide, Southern California
Cross Streets
Citywide
State Highways
14
Railways
UPRR
Airports
Fox Airfield
Waterways
Amargosa Creek
Base
SBBM
Other Location Info
The proposed program would apply to all development within the City limits.

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Other (Mitigation Program (no development))
Local Actions
Mitigation Program
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Noise, Public Services, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Utilities/Service Systems
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)

Attachments

Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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