Today’s Headlines

  • Orange County approves almost $20 million for bike/ped improvements (OC Register)
  • L.A.’s Expo line needs more cars for its surging ridership (LA Times)
  • There really are late-night transit options in and out of San Francisco (SF Bay)
  • California climate change policies:
    • Report: They are spurring development of clean tech industry (CALSTART)
    • “Business-friendly Democrats” are a threat (Planetizen)
    • Some Assemblymembers demand an audit of cap-and-trade (LA Times)
    • Environmental justice takes a leading role (Inside Climate News)
    • Businesses want California to set a 2030 climate target (Bloomberg)
    • CARB goes ahead and proposes future GHG limits (Lexology)
  • How to talk about climate change without scaring off your conservative relatives (Ethan Elkind)
  • Time to panic! Sacramento to consider variable pricing on downtown parking (Sacramento Bee)
  • The next big fight over housing could be in your backyard (Washington Post)
  • Why poorer, less educated people are leaving California (KPCC)

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Excellent summaries of climate change and transportation issues in Sacramento this week (Vox)  (Planetizen) More on late negotiations on climate change bills (Contra Costa Times) (The Telegraph) LA Times and SF Chronicle like Brown’s transportation plan (LA Times)  (SF Chronicle) and so does the League of California Cities (Sierra Sun Times) But others are screaming […]

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Jerry Brown needs to step up and support California’s climate change bills (East Bay Express) Why a car-centric transportation plan would be folly for LA (LA Times) Transit is key to both climate change and transportation (Sacramento Bee) Downtown Oakland is still building for cars (East Bay Express) Kingsburg applies for grants to build bike […]

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More about extension of cap-and-trade targets: a truly radical policy (Vox) Improving California climate change and land use targets (Climate Plan) Cap-and-trade is a success (EDF) In the state legislature, it’s a race to the finish (Santa Cruz Sentinel) AC Transit launches on-demand bus service (East Bay Times) SMART train seeks input on bike parking […]