Today’s Headlines

  • Orange County bus ridership numbers are down, and OCTA needs to fix a few things (Orange County Register)
  • AC Transit studying major service changes in Alameda County (San Jose Mercury News)
  • San Jose VTA working on long-range transportation plan (San Jose Mercury News)
  • Survey shows support for transportation sales tax in San Jose (San Jose Mercury News)
  • California Public Utilities Commission cracking down on transportation startups (Business Insider)
  • Transit groups push for more funding in federal transportation bill (The Hill)
  • Cities with physically active residents: more productive, healthier (The Guardian)

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Today’s Headlines

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Gas tax revenue down, and so is transportation funding in California (LA Times) (Contra Costa Times) Study: cheap gas can lead to more traffic fatalities (Science Daily) High Speed Rail Authority considers building segments to the north first, rather than south (LA Times) (San Jose Mercury News) Bike commission in Menlo Park calls for lower […]

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L.A. Metro to get another top transit leader: McMillan moves back home from the FTA (Washington Post) California looking for ways to connect transit, communities (Planetizen) The California transportation projects whose funding is threatened (San Jose Mercury News) Caltrans seeks input on statewide, long-range transportation plan (TI News Daily) It’s a mess, but we need […]

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Menlo Park sends plan to add bike lanes to El Camino Real “for more study” (San Jose Mercury News) (also see Streetsblog coverage) Why does L.A. Metro want to build Bus Rapid Transit? (LAist) Silicon Valley Transportation Authority ponders whether to cut bus service on routes with lower rider numbers (San Jose Mercury News) Torrance […]

Today’s Headlines: High-speed rail, downtown malls, data on bike collisions

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CA legislative panel denies request for audit on high-speed rail land acquisition practices (Sacramento Business Journal) Santa Clarita Valley residents rally against high-speed rail (Santa Clarita Valley Signal) Stockton’s downtown pedestrian mall, like Fresno’s, also needs help (Recordnet) CHP data on bike crashes: counties with highest per capita rates of bike collisions are coastal, not […]

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Lawmakers seek tighter oversight of high-speed rail (LA Times) Making a right turn on a red light without stopping: just don’t do it (San Jose Mercury News) Four Bay Area cities have “greenest commute” in U.S. (San Jose Mercury News) Drop in Santa Clara bus ridership brings hard decisions (San Jose Mercury News) but it’s […]

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Head of Sacramento Regional Transit will step down (Sacramento Bee) Fears of BRT threaten sales tax plan in San Jose (San Jose Mercury News) Driverless shuttles may debut next summer at Bishop Ranch (CBS) It’s Rideshare Week  (The Source)  and in Bakersfield that means Transit Tuesday (KERO) Jerry Brown signs bill allowing beer on party […]