Today’s Headlines

  • Ventura considering a sales tax hike for as-yet-undefined transportation projects (LA Times)
  • San Jose affordable housing law may go to Supreme Court (San Jose Mercury News)
  • At capacity during peak hours, BART increases length and number of trains (Daily Cal)
  • High Speed Rail Authority holds workshops in Bay Area (CalWatchdog)
  • Sharing economy divides CA Democratic lawmakers (CalMatters)
  • Free transit experiment in Montana brings unexpected benefits (Mobility Lab)
  • New ways of counting pedestrians could change city planning (Next City)
  • What cities need to consider in anticipation of changing transportation trends (MobilityLab)
  • Is Uber’s ultimate goal the privatization of local governance? (The Guardian)
  • The “prisoner’s dilemma” of local-only planning (City Observatory)
  • Photo gallery: before and after photos of better street designs (CityLab)
  • A different story out of Syria: Damascus college students take to bicycles (Al-Fanar Media)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF