Today’s Headlines

  • News Flash (Video): Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty leads a bike ride and talks about bike facilities (YouTube)
  • Budget deadline looms in CA (San Jose Mercury News)
  • Cap-and-trade funding discussion separated from CA budget process (Sacramento Business Journal)
  • Why CA gas prices are high (hint: it’s not cap-and-trade or “hidden” gas taxes) (CBS)
  • Wall Street Journal writer doesn’t understand that bikes are transportation (Treehugger)
  • More on U.S. Rep Dunham’s attempt to block funding for high speed rail (McClatchyDC)
  • Sidewalks and bike racks are “niceties, not necessities” that are “crippling America’s transportation system,” according to Republican Reps who tried to limit federal funding for them (Safe Routes to Schools National Partnership)
  • NY Times Transportation Special Issue (NY Times)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF