Today’s Headlines

  • Laguna Beach will keep its free weekend trolleys (OC Register)
  • Cartographer creates a new way to look at International Boulevard in Oakland (Inside Bay Area)
  • Systemic Failure doesn’t like the new Caltrain bilevel commuter train design (Systemic Failure)
  • How L.A’s data agreement with Waze can benefit the city (New Yorker)
  • San Francisco supervisors rejects building moratorium in the Mission (SF Weekly)  (Curbed)
  • Sacramento voters reject streetcar plan (Sacramento Bee)
  • More about bill to block bridge sidewalk tolls (Marin Independent Journal)
  • California Senate passes climate change legislation (San Jose Mercury News)
  • And (finally!) a bill that would raise the gas tax (The Hill)
  • California court hears case: Is cap-and-trade a tax? (Sacramento Bee)
  • US Rep for Turlock Jeff Dunham pushes feds to consider taking money from high speed rail for safety measures on Amtrak (Sierra Sun Times)
  • Portland bike activists want the League of American Bicyclists to downgrade the city’s bike friendliness score (The Portland Mercury)

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