Today’s Headlines

Good morning! California’s gas prices will rise over the weekend, and the drought isn’t over, so don’t stop saving water.

  • Finally, you can take light rail to the beach in Santa Monica (starting in May) (Streetsblog LA) (KPCC)
  • News photographer on trial for covering protest of Willits Bypass (Courthouse News)
  • Three ways to use empty parking spaces to create transportation options (Mobility Lab)
  • How to cut your carbon emissions (CityLab)
  • Taking down a freeway: studying removal of San Francisco’s 280 (Hoodline)
  • SANDAG tax proposal is an opportunity to prioritize environmentally friendly transportation (San Diego Free Press)
  • Transportation costs need to be taken into account when building affordable housing (CityLab)
    • Yet another reason we need to invest more in affordable housing: it cuts Medicaid costs (Affordable Housing)
  • Scholarship offered for far Northern California student who wants a career in transportation (KRCR)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF