Today’s Headlines

  • Cheap gas ain’t cheap (CityCommentary)
  • CA Senate, Assembly transportation leaders release compromise funding plan (LA Times)
  • Editorial: Passing climate change bill will benefit all Californians (Mercury News)
  • More on cap-and-trade expenditure plan from Senate:
  • TRIP report: Traffic, poor roads are costing you money. Left unsaid: So let’s cut down on the driving (Equipment World)
    • FOX gets it wrong, saying only “poor road conditions” cost you $3,000 a year
  • National parks need to make it easier to visit them without a car (Mobility Lab)
  • Affordable housing bill fails to find consensus, support; funding in limbo (SF Gate)
    (Merced Sun Star) (Sacramento Bee)

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