Today’s Headlines

  • Free and reduced-fare transit pass pilot program for students in Alameda County to roll out this fall (East Bay Times)
  • CA Democratic leadership seek support for cap and trade (Bloomberg)
  • Cops at RNC sport some fancy brand new dystopian bike fashion (Gothamist)
  • Researchers find car-share reduces trips, vehicles, greenhouse gases (WPTZ)
  • Oakland is about to get a beer bicycle shop (Berkeleyside)
  • Portland inaugurates bike-share (Bicycle Retailer)
  • Housing at Point Molate makes no sense (SF Chronicle)

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