Today’s Headlines

Pedestrian air bags, anyone? Diagram by Matt Cortright, City Observatory
Pedestrian air bags, anyone? Diagram by Matt Cortright, City Observatory
  • Oil companies are pouring money into campaigns of black and Latino Democrats in CA (CalMatters)
  • Assembly passes bill to bring more cap-and-trade funds to disadvantaged communities (Greenlining Institute)
  • Other ideas for protecting Google’s cars from pedestrians (City Observatory)
  • In London, a scheme for free bike use (BikeBiz)
    • But at Stanford, only a scheme for free helmets (Stanford News)
  • Silicon Valley’s transportation tax will go to voters (Mercury News)
  • Sacramento transportation officials prepare for arena opening in October (GovTech)
  • Key takeaways from “Best Complete Streets Policies” webinar (MikeOnTraffic)
  • Governor’s affordable housing plan could wipe away local control (LA Times)
  • Caltrans is still widening lanes for “safety” (Santa Cruz Sentinel)

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California transportation funding fix still elusive (San Diego Union-Tribune) The state needs to figure out how to find, spend transportation $ (Modesto Bee) One programmer is transforming transit planning (Curbed) Relationships between sprawl, segregation, and mobility (City Observatory) How easing restrictions on “accessory dwelling units” can create affordable housing (CityLab) Report: California is developing all […]

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New bike pedestrian bridge links light rail, Sacramento City College (Sacramento Bee) Profile of retiring UC Davis bike planner David Tekemoto-Weerts (UC Davis) San Diego bus drivers strike (San Diego Union Tribune) Recap: Young black man arrested for riding his bike in Merced (TeenVogue) Community-led plans for Berkeley corridor take shape (Berkeleyside) Job growth continues […]

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California Transportation Commission appoints new executive director (Santa Monica Mirror) Solano County Transit buys two electric buses (Business Wire) Central Valley leaders bemoan lack of highway funding (but don’t call for raising the gas tax) (Fresno Bee) Feds offer assistance to states trying to figure out an alternative to the gas tax (Gov Tech) New […]