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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A newbie attends the bike summit, advocates for better biking in California (Bike Portland) BART incentives for off-peak travel deemed a success, but Google ends its participation (SF Examiner) Oakland is figuring out how to incorporate equity into its infrastructure investments (Transport Oakland) Is the defeat of L.A.’s Measure S about density, or transportation? (Curbed) […]

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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) […]