Today’s Headlines

  • Three separate problems—a broken rail, a helium balloon hitting a power line, a man on the track–caused major delays on BART yesterday (SFGate)  (Contra Costa Times)  (Lamorinda Patch)
  • …and Uber prices surged (CBS)
  • Sacramento considers its streetcar plan (Sacramento Bee)
  • Bakersfield will use Caltrans grant to improve bus stops (Bakersfield Californian)
  • Modesto considering changes to downtown parking plan that aren’t entirely Shoupian (CBS)
  • Mountain View prepares to release development rights to tech companies (Silicon Valley Business Journal)
  • A New Yorker tries to navigate LA by transit (NY Times)
  • San Francisco to build a raised bike lane (CityLab)
  • High tech solutions prevented Carmageddon when Santa Monica closed the Incline (Santa Monica Lookout)
  • This is how bills get passed in Sacramento (KQED)

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Head of Sacramento Regional Transit will step down (Sacramento Bee) Fears of BRT threaten sales tax plan in San Jose (San Jose Mercury News) Driverless shuttles may debut next summer at Bishop Ranch (CBS) It’s Rideshare Week  (The Source)  and in Bakersfield that means Transit Tuesday (KERO) Jerry Brown signs bill allowing beer on party […]

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Santa Cruz will hold annual Light Up the Night bike ride this Saturday (Santa Cruz Sentinel) In Davis on Thursday: A forum to learn about cap-and-trade (Davis Enterprise) Yes, Californians will need to pay for better transportation (Sacramento Bee) Bakersfield Congressional rep McCarthy flouts his clout, exposes Chao as a “tool,” stomps on Bay Area […]

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Santa Monica must make its streets safe for bikes (Santa Monica Daily Press) The process of accumulating land for high speed rail continues (Fresno Bee) DMV releases details of accidents with self-driving cars (CBS Sacramento) CA legislature passes compromise budget (Daily Republic) The problem with the gas tax in three charts (Brookings) More and more […]

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Head of CA Senate calls for hearing on Measure R2 spending plan (Long Beach Press Telegram) Don’t ignore CSUN in Measure R2 (Los Angeles Daily News) SF Bicycle Coalition names new director (SFGate) What’s misleading about that recent analysis of transit frequency in the U.S. (Human Transit) CTC luminaries say: Do something about CA roads […]

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Study: Drivers less likely to yield to black pedestrians (Insurance Journal) Bike lanes in Redlands gets some state love—er, money (Redlands Daily Facts) Bike-share a success in Santa Monica; why not in Salinas? (The Californian) Pasadena seeks public input on transit plan (Pasadena Now) Riverside Transit Agency celebrates 40 years of service (Patch) AC Transit […]

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Solano County board supports state transportation funding bill (Daily Republic) Fresno mayoral candidates to debate at “Walk and Roll” (Fresno Bee) Ride Week in Ventura County means take transit, carpool, ride a bike—don’t drive solo (Ventura County Star) (Pacific Coat Business Times) Residents call on S.F. to fix dangerous bike conditions (Hoodline) L.A., Santa Monica […]