LiDAR stands for Light Detection and Ranging:
LiDAR coverage map

LiDAR is a form of remote sensing that produces very accurate vertical measurement, suitable for developing digital elevation models (DEMs) and for enhancing the resolution and accuracy of mapping technology.

Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program (MTIP)

The Monterey Bay Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program (MTIP) is the region’s short range transportation programming document that contains transportation improvement projects including public mass transit, highway, bridge, local road, bicycle and pedestrian projects proposed for funding based on anticipated available federal, state and local funding over the next four years (currently FFY 2014-15 to 2017-18).

Regional Growth Forecast

2018 Regional Growth Forecast

The 2018 regional growth forecast projects the region's population, housing and employment out to the year 2040. The growth forecast is used to support regional planning efforts such as the Regional Travel Demand Model and the Metropolitan Transportation Plan as well as local planning such as the development of General Plans and project review. However, use of the forecast by local land-use planning agencies is elective.

Regional Clearinghouse

The Clearinghouse newsletter allows for the notification, review and evaluation of federal, state and local development and planning activities that have a potentially significant impact on the environment per the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

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