Today’s Headlines: High-speed rail, downtown malls, data on bike collisions

  • CA legislative panel denies request for audit on high-speed rail land acquisition practices (Sacramento Business Journal)
  • Santa Clarita Valley residents rally against high-speed rail (Santa Clarita Valley Signal)
  • Stockton’s downtown pedestrian mall, like Fresno’s, also needs help (Recordnet)
  • CHP data on bike crashes: counties with highest per capita rates of bike collisions are coastal, not densely populated (Cal Coast News)
  • History lesson: The L.A. bike highway that never happened (Gizmodo)
  • Senator Beall touts his transportation funding bill (San Jose Mercury News)
  • Musings on how autonomous vehicles might change city space and public transit (Pacific Standard)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF