Today’s Headlines

  • Antelope Valley Transit Authority will replace its entire fleet with electric buses (Daily Journal)
  • BART to sharply raise parking fees for sports, special events at Coliseum (Oakland Tribune)
  • U.S. DOT “overwhelmed” by applications to its Smart City Challenge (MobilityLab)
  • What Obama’s budget proposal could do for biking (People for Bikes)
  • A first look at San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority’s Office of Innovation (Medium)
  • The bicycle as a social justice tool (Planetizen)
  • Supreme Court ruling puts climate change policies in limbo—but not in California (Governing)
  • Older Americans are also ditching their cars (NPR)
  • Report: Transit tax incentive doesn’t make up for costs of parking subsidies (Transit Center)
  • Yes, railroads induce sprawl (Itinerant Urbanist)
  • Bay Area’s wetlands restoration projects are working (CityLab)

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