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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