Today’s Headlines

  • California Low Carbon Fuel Standard is a job creator, especially in Central Valley (Fresno Bee)
  • San Diego launches FRED: free electric downtown shuttle (San Diego Union-Tribune)
  • L.A’s transportation sales tax measure is full of goodies for everybody, in effort to reach 2/3 vote (CP&DR)
  • Enough with the helmetsplaining (TreeHugger)
  • Video: The perspective of a BART operator (SF Chronicle)
  • HSR running into difficulties obtaining property rights in Fresno (LA Times)
  • Ten bike lanes so bad they’re (almost) funny (Momentum)
  • Paid parking in San Diego’s Balboa Park would solve parking issues (Voice of San Diego)
  • New UC Davis bike coordinator Timothy Bustos deals with abandoned bikes, encourages new residents to ride (Davis Enterprise)
  • Jarret Walker: Now that we’ve chosen “America’s Sorriest Bus Stop,” what do we do about it? (Human Transit)
  • Labor, environmental groups give up on Brown’s housing plan (LA Times)
  • According to Zillow, one million homes threatened by sea-level rise in eighty years (Herald Tribune)
  • China’s “straddling bus” hits a roadblock (Shanghaiist)

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