Today’s Headlines

  • San Francisco’s Market Street is about to get a raised bike lane (KQED)  (ABC)
  • Oakland and Richmond to receive $15 million for bike and ped projects (East Bay Express)
  • New planning paradigms are hard to introduce in San Joaquin Valley (CityLab)
  • Mobility plan nudges LA towards new transportation modes (California Planning & Development Report)
  • Study: UCLA finds that air quality improves during CicLAvia (LAist)
  • The case of the worst-ranked rail station in California (Voice of San Diego)
  • Tech shuttles and a tourist area that has trouble recruiting employees because there’s little transit (Examiner)
  • Memo to cities: most bicycle riders aren’t urban hipsters (Urban Edge)
  • America’s car obsession won’t be diminished by millenials alone (The Transport Politic)
  • CA legislative Transportation Special Session tries again (Sacramento Bee)
  • There’s a new tool for estimating transit’s effect on VMT and emissions (State Smart Transportation Initiative)
  • Report: Wetlands in SF Bay need to be restored and protected against sea level rise (Oakland Tribune)
  • Oslo considers banning cars from city center (The Guardian)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF