Today’s Headlines

  • Oakland gets a new DOT for a new kind of transportation planning (Next City)
  • Long Beach tries out a “pop-up” separated bike lane (KPCC)
  • State begins testing pay-by-mile road charge (SF Chronicle)
  • Green Innovation Index: California not doing so bad (Record Searchlight)
  • California can’t rely solely on cap-and-trade (Sacramento Bee)
  • Traveling the country via train, bike, and bus (Modesto Bee)
  • Entrepreneurs won’t solve climate change (Salon)
  • East Bay Times makes fun of Richmond for wanting to go completely solar (East Bay Times)

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