Today’s Headlines

  • Pollution hits low-income communities the hardest (Capitol Weekly)
  • Reports on the death of cap-and-trade have been greatly exaggerated (Carbon Pulse)
  • Californians bought more electric cars in June than the rest of the US combined (Christian Science Monitor)
  • Redwoods curb global warming, but California won’t invest in them (Mercury News)
  • Transportation sales tax measure in Ventura County gets a committee (VC Star)
  • Los Angeles isn’t a suburb, and we should stop planning it like one (LA Times)
  • The bicycle problem that nearly broke mathematics (Scientific American)
  • Should a bike-share ride cost the same as a bus? (Next City)
  • Your personal fitness data is being used in surprising ways (Outside)

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CA transportation funding package needs a few more votes (Sacramento Bee) Governor Brown stumps for the transportation bill; today in Riverside (Press Enterprise) LA Times says the bill is not perfect, but lawmakers should give it a shot Napa counts its chickens: $6.2 million for roads and stuff (Napa Valley Register) America does not need […]

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Will California cities get their redevelopment loans back? Not sure (San Gabriel Valley Tribune) Study: People of color are hardest hit by environmental hazards (CityLab) In Encinitas, “Complete Streets” are a radical “recreational religion” (Seaside Courier) California’s climate change bills contain ambitious environmental policies (Cal Matters) and California should stick with it (SF Chronicle) New […]

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The death of the local bike shop (Outside) Pedestrian deaths should shock us (Californian) Critics say SMART bike parking plan needs more spaces (Marin Independent Journal) Why Measure M’s transit tax has to be permanent (San Gabriel Valley Tribune) What’s on the ballot (Transport Politic) South L.A. fends off gentrification (CityLab) How the world is […]

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Sacramento prepares to (finally) update its bike plan (Sacramento Bee) Bike the Bay riders follow the Bayshore Bikeway and get to ride the San Diego-Coronado Bridge (San Diego Union-Tribune) San Francisco police captain gets on his bike (San Francisco News) Sacramento’s Blue Line light rail extension opens today (Sacramento Bee) More on negotiations in the […]

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Jarret Walker analyzes LA Metro’s Blue Ribbon Committee recommendations (Human Transit) San Francisco’s housing crisis is intransigent (Vice) Santa Clarita wants a do-over on high speed rail vote (KHST) Chicago program lowers bike-share fees for low-income people (Streetsblog Chicago) (Chicago Tribune) …while New York ponders what to do about low female bike-share ridership (NY Times) […]