Today’s Headlines

  • Coverage of Bay Area Bike to Work Day:
    • Beautiful machine (UC Berkeley News)
    • Oh, those crazy bicyclists, thinking anyone would want to ride a bike to work (Napa Valley Register)
    • San Mateo launches bike share on Bike to Work Day (KQED)
    • Bike counter activated on Valencia Street in S.F. (Mission Local)
    • New bike lane opens in Berkeley (Berkeleyside)
    • Officials pretend to care about bicycles on Bike to Work Day (SFist)
    • You have to work hard to stand out on Bike to Work Day (SFGate)
    • Strava declares its own Global Bike to Work Day on Tuesday; riders log 80,000 miles (Bicycle Retailer)
  • This bike alarm explodes (CityLab)
  • Transportation funding redux: Too many potholes, nobody wants to pay to fix them:
    • Only 3 of top 20 critical projects funded in CA (CBS Local)
    • Sacramento is “lagging”; considers local sales tax measure for transportation (KCRA)
    • The problem is Republican legislators refuse to vote for raising gas taxes (LA Times)
    • While some still refer to “pain at the pump” (Mass Transit)
  • Meanwhile, report points out that Amtrak is critical for CA economy (Business Journal)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF


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