Today’s Headlines

  • BART may finally reopen some restrooms closed after 9/11 (San Francisco Chronicle)
  • Bus service to BART and schools in Tri-Valley gets upgrade (East Bay Times)
  • Transportation alternatives for everywhere, including Tahoe (Tahoe Daily Tribune)
  • Sacramento transit agency to offer door-to-door transit alternatives for Kings Arena attendees (Sacramento Bee)
  • Oil industry lobbyists say all they want are “reasonable” climate targets –plus a bunch of other fundamental changes to cap-and-trade (Capital Public Radio)
  • Study: Stricter air pollution limits could save thousands of lives (LA Times)
  • Editorial: Legislature should just pass the climate change bill already (Ventura County Star)
  • California mayors urge legislature to pass climate change bill (LA Times)
  • Editorial: Fix our crumbling roads and bridges (Sacramento Bee)
  • A view of the national transportation mess (The American Prospect)
  • How e-bikes could transform our cities (Treehugger)

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