Today’s Headlines

  • Palos Verdes bicyclists protest unsafe conditions, impatient motorists (Daily Breeze)
  • Research: Building bike lanes could slow climate change (Momentum Magazine)
  • BART is for everyone, including Oakland A’s pitcher Sonny Gray (SFGate)
  • More on pay-by-mile pilot road charge (East Bay Times)
  • People who benefit most from gas tax investments are the least likely to support raising gas taxes (Frontier Group)
  • We need zero-emission buses (San Gabriel Valley Tribune)
  • How Google’s self-driving cars share the road with bicyclists (Road.cc)
  • California GHG emissions drop—a tiny bit (SF Chronicle)
  • Business lobbyists write op-ed decrying extension of climate change policies (Sacramento Bee)
  • A letter from a utopian Los Angeles circa 2056 (LA Times)
  • Six Bay Area cities are considering rent control (Mercury News)
  • San Ramon council says yes to transportation sales tax measure (Danville San Ramon)
  • Watch Los Angeles grow over time (Curbed LA)

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