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NPA has conducted public and community outreach in a variety of contexts. For further information on any of these NPA projects, please contact us.




EQUITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE ADVISOR TO ALAMEDA COUNTY NPA provides equity and environmental justice services to the Alameda County Transportation Commission in the San Francisco Bay Area as part of a public outreach team led by Frank Wilson & Associates for a project to implement express lanes on I-580 near Livermore, CA.


SBI-10-corridorMapEQUITY STUDY FOR SAN BERNARDINO EXPRESS LANES NPA analyzed the effects on low-income drivers of proposed express (high-occupancy/toll) lanes on I-10 and I-15 in San Bernardino County for the San Bernardino Associated Governments (SANBAG). The study found that the express lanes generally would not leave low-income travelers worse off. This finding helped support the SANBAG Board members in voting to continue study of the express lane alternative. NPA President Nancy Pfeffer presented the findings to three Corridor Advisory Groups consisting of community members convened by SANBAG, and conducted additional interviews with community leaders.


GATEWAY CITIES SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES STRATEGY NPA President Nancy Pfeffer oversaw the development of a Sustainable Communities Strategy (SCS) for the Gateway Cities of Southeast Los Angeles County under California Senate Bill 375. This unprecedented subregional SCS demonstrated that the Gateway Cities could achieve the same greenhouse gas percentage reduction targets that were required of the entire six-county area covered under the regional SCS. Nancy Pfeffer, in her role as Director of Regional Planning for the Gateway Cities Council of Governments, oversaw and personally staffed four public workshops on the SCS in the cities of Long Beach, Cerritos, Pico Rivera, and Commerce.

OCI-405CostaMesaENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE ADVISOR TO ORANGE COUNTY I-405 PROJECT NPA serves as a strategic advisor on environmental justice to a team led by Simon Wong Engineering/Kleinfelder, Inc., providing public outreach services to the Orange County Transportation Authority for the I-405 Improvement Project between Costa Mesa and the Los Angeles County line.


PACIFIC L.A. MARINE TERMINAL PROJECT NPA provided project communication services for the Pacific L.A. Marine Terminal project, including outreach to elected officials in Orange and San Bernardino Counties.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH ON PORTS’ CLEAN TRUCK PROGRAM NPA provided community outreach services during the development of the San Pedro Bay Ports’ Clean Truck Program for a private client.

PUBLIC OUTREACH ON WASTE CONVERSION TECHNOLOGIES NPA developed public outreach strategy and communication materials for alternative waste conversion technologies for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works (as sub to Cerrell Associates).

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