Today’s Headlines

  • Carsharing and the sharing economy face legal test (San Jose Mercury News)
  • Systemic Failure on why a proposed bill that would ban ear buds is a bad idea (Systemic Failure)
  • Writer sees a “failure” in California’s east-west transportation connections—but what’s the solution, super highways through forests and mountain ranges?  (The Desert Sun)
  • Santa Monica zoning law will soon be settled (Santa Monica Next)
  • LA: Skid Row wants its own neighborhood council (LAist)
  • More about the future of Bay Area Bikeshare (Bay Crossings)
  • Contract awarded for Cross Alameda Trail (Inside Bay Area)
  • San Jose introduces $80 million “Vision Zero” plan (San Jose Mercury News)
  • …while a Walnut Creek columnist thinks that city’s pedestrian plan is a waste of effort (Contra Costa Times)
  • Bicyclists can fill out official Caltrain “bike bump” forms to tell others that the train is out of room for bikes (SF Examiner)
  • More money—maybe—for Muni in SF (SF Examiner)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF