Today’s Headlines

  • AC Transit seeks public input on desired qualities, priorities of future general manager (Contra Costa Times)
  • New LADOT chief of staff is Bridget Smith, lately from SFMTA (Streetsblog Tumblr)
  • Encinitas approves local money for RR undercrossing, aiming for matching Active Transportation Program funds (Encinitas Advocate)
  • San Benito County ponders transportation sales tax measure (San Benito Link)
  • Davis uses bait bikes to catch thieves (Davis Enterprise)
  • NextCity takes a look at LA Metro strategy for transit that’s actually useful (NextCity)
  • CA senate approves package of bills to combat global warming (LA Daily News)  (LA Times)
  • Shared-use mobility in California: a legislative briefing (NRDC Switchboard)
  • Statewide study shows longer yellow lights increase safety, decrease red light running (The Newspaper.com)
  • An interview with Charles Marohn of Strong Towns about transportation funding: “Doing nothing would be preferable to the current approach” (Governing)
  • The future of transport: an electric flying….is that a bicycle? Not really (Inhabitat)
  • And now for something completely different: Watch San Diego Supervisor Greg Cox channel Jack Nicholson from A Few Good Men in this hilarious video about the Bayshore Bikeway

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF