Today’s Headlines

Happy Wednesday! Tonight at midnight is the deadline for the California legislature to pass bills.

  • Caltrans may begin selling unused 710 Freeway extension parcels soon (San Gabriel Valley Tribune)
  • How to ride a bike downhill (NY Times)
  • OMG! Sharrows are a blight defacing our beautiful pavement! (Mr. Roadshow)
  • Google is trying out a ride-share app (Ars Technica)
  • Ride-hailing and driverless cars are reshaping parking design (The Tennessean)
  • Meet BART’s new environmentally friendly fleet (Mass Transit)
  • Does Burning Man need a new urban plan? (CityLab)

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San Clemente coast highway to get protected bike and pedestrian path (OC Register) There’s a new ferry service between San Francisco and Berkeley (East Bay Times) L.A.’s Angels Flight to ride again (LA Curbed) Sacramento transit agency is rethinking its bus routes (Sacramento Bee) Marin to poll residents on transportation sales tax (Marin Independent Journal) […]

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Solano County board supports state transportation funding bill (Daily Republic) Fresno mayoral candidates to debate at “Walk and Roll” (Fresno Bee) Ride Week in Ventura County means take transit, carpool, ride a bike—don’t drive solo (Ventura County Star) (Pacific Coat Business Times) Residents call on S.F. to fix dangerous bike conditions (Hoodline) L.A., Santa Monica […]

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California’s cap-and-trade program is working (LA Times) And that last auction does not signify its collapse (Sacramento Bee) Last-minute bill would let HSR money go towards electrification of Caltrain, as originally planned (Sacramento Bee) Latest work on HSR: The Fresno trench (High Speed Rail Authority) Would LA’s sales tax measure ease traffic? (KPCC) San Francisco […]

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State senate to hold oversight hearings on high speed rail (LA Times) Emerging best practice: Metro identifies active transportation investment needs (Investing in Place) OPR issues its long-awaited update to CEQA guidelines (California Planning & Development Report) New tool helps planners make stronger case for transit improvements (Next City) Bay Area economy booms, with jobs […]

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Advocates hope Oakland’s new Department of Transportation will transform the city’s streets (East Bay Times) If L.A. wants people to ride bikes, it should make the roads safe for them (LA Times) All the arguments about helmets (Sacramento Bee) Campaign for student bus passes revs up (The Californian) BART tests new seating configurations (Systemic Failure) […]

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BART will offer incentives to riders who take the train before peak travel times (CityLab) How bike counters work (Wisconsin State Journal) Vision Zero has yet to reduce San Francisco traffic fatalities (Hoodline) San Francisco is California’s finalist in federal Smart City Challenge (Gizmodo) What Portland, Maine can learn from the top biking city—Davis, CA […]