Today’s Headlines

  • Why California accidentally encouraged driving, and how that’s about to change (SPUR)
  • Californians are driving more, which is not good (SF Chronicle)
  • Long discussion of proposed SMART train fares (Gov Tech)
  • Alternative fuels industry says Low Carbon Fuel Standard is working, generating jobs (Yahoo)
  • San Francisco readies citywide transportation demand management plan (SF Housing Action Coalition)
  • Santa Rosa considers extending freeze on rent controls (Press Democrat)
  • Opponents raise questions about transparency, results of cap-and-trade (Cal Matters)
  • Sacramento region’s minority communities face a legacy of environmental injustice (News and Review)
  • Paris opens first section of its bicycle superhighway (CityLab)

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San Francisco’s steep hills are too hard for new buses to climb (SF Examiner) Vision for LA transit: self-driving cars, hyperloop (LA Times) Mental health suffers when we surrender to car culture (Mobility Lab) Are cars the most socialist form of transportation? (TreeHugger) Milan, Italy will try paying people to commute by bike (Guardian) Google […]

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Transportation funding bill: What’s in it? (Streetsblog) It would overhaul fuel taxes (Landline Magazine) Is there another source of money for transportation? (Capital Public Radio) Vote yes (SF Chronicle) (Mercury News) California’s air quality is more important than rushing this bill through (LA Times) No, no, no, we want someone else to pay for transportation […]

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Oakland launches new Department of Transportation (Patch) State lawmakers agree on budget (LA Times) Santa Ana offers free midweek trolley rides (Mass Transit) Dream summer job: travel the U.S. by bike, train, bus, boat–and write about it (Fast Lane) Five things to know about CA’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (NRDC) A bicycle “bell” that will […]

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Another excuse for distracted driving: New signals in Walnut Creek will warn drivers, through their iPhones, to stop texting because their light is about to turn green (Walnut Creek Patch) The 710 tunnel would be “the last freeway” in California–honest (NextCity) Cost-benefit analyses for 710 alternatives called for (these haven’t been done already?) (PasadenaNow) California […]

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Governor Brown proposes major overhaul of state Public Utilities Commission (LA Times)  (SF Chronicle) which would shift oversight of Uber, Lyft etc to California State Transportation Agency (SF Gate) Facebook expansion in Santa Clara has people nervous about traffic and housing (Mercury News) Anaheim streetcar hits a bump (Orange County Register) San Diego transportation sales […]

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Sorry, no debate coverage here Sixth Street in La Brea goes on a road diet (LA Curbed) Uber is providing heretofore unheard-of economic data (Planetizen) Governor signs bill that restricts cell phone use while driving a little bit more (Sacramento Bee) California’s climate change policies have reshaped the state (SF Chronicle) Don’t forget about poor […]