Today’s Headlines

  • In San Jose, new underpass lighting system senses pedestrians (GovTech)
  • Protected intersections are coming (Bike East Bay)
  • Trying out the idea of paying by the mile to fix roads in California (Bakersfield Californian)
  • California Transportation Commission awards funds for bike lanes, highway widenings (Fresno Bee)
  • SF debates a bike yield law (SF Chronicle)
  • Driverless cars won’t save L.A. (Al Jazeera)
  • Transit-centered growth essential in San Diego Climate Action Plan (San Diego Union-Tribune)
  • A modest proposal: Ban cars (Treehugger)
  • Climate deal signed in Paris (CityLab)
  • The bicycle should win the Nobel Peace Prize (BBC)

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