Today’s Headlines

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  • More about those three fatal Bay Area bike crashes (ABC7)
  • LA approves transportation sales tax measure for November ballot (LA Times)
    • and an affordable housing initiative (CurbedLA)
  • Air Resources Board recommends extending, adjusting cap and trade (Reuters)
    • and approves zero emission vehicle rebate, pending funding (LA Times)
  • For motorcycles: lane-splitting getting closer to being (officially) legal (Cycle World)
  • This is no joke: we’re running out of sand (NY Times)
  • Friendships, and networking, matter: How L.A. and S.F.  differ (LSE)
  • A look at housing proposals in California and Massachusetts (City Observatory)

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Stanislaus County approves transportation sales tax measure (Mass Transit) San Jose’s Lincoln Avenue pilot road diet slowed traffic, improved safety, will be made permanent (Mercury News) Bay Area’s draft transportation priority plan released for public comment (Mass Transit) VW settlement means some money for California zero emission vehicle programs (Sacramento Bee) Neither Sidewalk Labs nor […]

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Mountain View commits to bike-share investment (Mountain View Voice) Long Beach will aim to eliminate traffic deaths (Long Beach Telegram) CalBike alert: Email your reps to increase funding for biking/walking (CalBike) Bike the Vote releases L.A.-area ballot recommendations (Bike the Vote) Victorville approves GHG reduction plan (Victorville Daily Press) Senate bill threatens L.A. Metro sales […]

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Caltrans releases Long-Range Transportation Plan 2040 (Aviation Pros) How oversight of ride-hail companies would shift with PUC changes (San Francisco Business Journal) Uber, Lyft leave fingerprints on Sacramento bills (SF Chronicle) CA Assembly passes bill to expand DUI ignition lock program (Imperial Valley News) Oakland City Council votes to block coal shipping through its port […]

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New city council sworn in, immediately approves bikeways (Highland News) Uber tests self-driving cars in San Francisco—claims state law does not apply to them (LA Times) Hands-free phones are just as dangerous for drivers as hand-helds (ABC) Governor Brown says California won’t give in on climate policy (Sacramento Bee) Rapid rise in methane emission surprise […]

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LA Metro woos seniors (KPCC) Berkeley approves new housing development in downtown (Berkeleyside) CA Democratic assemblywoman withdraws her support for high speed rail (LA Times) Officials find money to widen Highway 101 in Marin/Sonoma counties (Petaluma 360) Signing of federal transportation bill gives CA some certainty about funding (GovTech) Do roundabouts improve local economies? (MikeonTraffic) […]