Today’s Headlines

Happy Memorial Day weekend. Streetsblog California will be taking a break on Monday to enjoy some bike and pedestrian infrastructure somewhere in the state. Meanwhile, here are a few things to read:

  • SANDAG officials still insist that expanding freeways is environmentally friendly (San Diego City Beat)
  • How suburban are big cities in the US? Los Angeles is more urban than you might think (FiveThirtyEight)
  • Here’s an app that makes it easy for members of the public to weigh in on proposed legislation (Tech Crunch)
  • Long Beach hopes L.A., Santa Monica in race for first L.A. County Bike Share (LongBeachize)
  • Reclaiming city space: Tactical Urbanism explained (The Dirt)
  • Celebrating protected bike lanes on Oak and Fell in San Francisco (SF Bicycle Coalition)
  • Richmond reinvents itself (San Francisco Magazine)
  • ICYMI: Kids who are driven everywhere don’t know where they are (CityLab)
  • Don’t mess with Texas HSR…Actually, if it means more federal $ for CAHSR…(CAHSR Blog)
  • L.A.’s next light rail will open in 2016…with accompanying bike path (Santa Monica Next)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF