Today’s Headlines

  • BART to present renovation plan for 19th Street Station–events this week (Inside Bay Area)
  • STEM Academy students envision green space on top of 101 freeway (LA Times)
  • Boohoo: all those San Francisco parking spots are going away because buses, and bikes, and parklets (SF Chronicle) (Also see Streetsblog coverage here)
  • Tamika Butler on biking for health (NRDC Switchboard)
  • Modesto to consider an urban growth boundary (Modesto Bee)
  • Coalition fights 710 tunnel (NextCity)
  • A celebration of bike-friendly cities around the world, with pictures—and a few lessons (The Guardian)
  • Japan uses mandatory safety classes to educate bicyclists who break the law–and look at the graphic: “riding while carrying an umbrella” is a traffic violation (The Japan News)
  • Smart growth is key to suburbs, too (The Registry)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF