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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Using art, lighting, and data to make pedestrians safer: an art project in San Leandro (Boom California) Study finds ride-hail carpools could cut congestion—but even its author calls it “utopian” (Mercury News) SF responds to CPUC inaction on ride-hail regulations by scaling back taxi rules (SF Examiner) Sonoma County to get a bit more affordable […]

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Oakland launches new Department of Transportation (Patch) State lawmakers agree on budget (LA Times) Santa Ana offers free midweek trolley rides (Mass Transit) Dream summer job: travel the U.S. by bike, train, bus, boat–and write about it (Fast Lane) Five things to know about CA’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (NRDC) A bicycle “bell” that will […]

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Investments in walking and biking can pay for themselves (Streetsblog Denver) A Sunday bike ride in a bike-friendly community (Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition) ….and a very long ride on an antique bike (Adventure Cycling) California Transportation Commission awards funding, including: $400 million for bike lanes, pedestrian improvements in Butte County (Action News) $9 million for […]

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Sacramento prepares to (finally) update its bike plan (Sacramento Bee) Bike the Bay riders follow the Bayshore Bikeway and get to ride the San Diego-Coronado Bridge (San Diego Union-Tribune) San Francisco police captain gets on his bike (San Francisco News) Sacramento’s Blue Line light rail extension opens today (Sacramento Bee) More on negotiations in the […]

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Berkeley approves “visionary” bike plan (Berkeleyside) Study: Building bike lanes could slow climate change (Momentum Mag) Legalize the California roll (Human Streets) Caltrain electrification may move ahead (Green Caltrain, Clean Technica) Last ride for the West’s iconic trains? (High Country News) The U.S. government purposely set policies to segregate America (NPR) Private car ownership could […]

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Illegal for women to ride bikes in Iran? Women bicyclists defy law (ABC News) (Mashable) Fresno needs more state investment (Fresno Bee) Founder of Transportation 4 America tapped to lead SACOG (Sacramento Bee) Cap and trade hurts the poor (Sacramento Bee) Does cap-and-trade serve climate goals? (Sacramento Bee) London is way ahead of us: It’s […]