Today’s Headlines

  • 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 vehicle speeds (San Jose Mercury News)
  • Legislative Analyst Office says state shouldn’t have to spend cap-and-trade money only on reducing GHGs (News Observer)
  • South Dakota legislatures propose a law requiring bike riders to hop off if there’s not enough room for cars to pass (KOTA)
  • An end to parking? (Mother Jones)
  • Oceanside to get a road diet pilot (Seaside Courier)
  • Cars vs. bicycles: Breaking a fatal cycle (Orange County Register)
  • Video: Kostelec Planning interviews a beg button about street conditions (YouTube)
  • Methane leak in Porter Ranch is boosting global warming (LA Times)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF