Today’s Headlines

  • California climate change efforts are far from over, and cap-and-trade is not resolved (San Gabriel Valley Tribune)
  • Berkeley’s draft bicycle plan is good, but not good enough (Berkeleyside)
  • Do traffic dangers and pollution outweigh exercise benefits of bicycling? (Spoiler alert: No) (CityLab)
  • Why walking helps us think (New Yorker)
  • We’re thinking about sustainability in way too narrow a sense (Metropolis)
  • Maybe cities are just too complicated (CityLab)

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Why California accidentally encouraged driving, and how that’s about to change (SPUR) Californians are driving more, which is not good (SF Chronicle) Long discussion of proposed SMART train fares (Gov Tech) Alternative fuels industry says Low Carbon Fuel Standard is working, generating jobs (Yahoo) San Francisco readies citywide transportation demand management plan (SF Housing Action […]

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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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Santa Monica re-imagines itself as a model of mobility (LA Times) Golly! A New Yorker discovers it’s possible to get around L.A. without a car (NY Times) California needs “minimum housing” as well as a minimum wage (CP&DR) It’s not just policies driving up housing prices; it’s also geography (CityLab) Rural drivers needed to help […]

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Federal Report on Possible CAHSR Over-runs a Lot of Hot Air (CAHSR Blog) Hanging out with bicyclists (Boom California) Cyclists are winning at commuting (CityLab) State lawmakers introduce bill to extend cap-and-trade (LA Times) (see Streetsblog coverage here) Behind Brown’s cap-and-trade allocations (Fox & Hounds) Unintended consequences of self-driving cars (Rodney Brooks) A smaller federal […]

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Making bikeshare accessible to low-income folks is not proving to be easy (CityLab) More about expanding bikeshare in the Bay Area (California Aggie) Parklets may come to Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz Sentinel) High-speed rail starting to apply eminent domain in Fresno (Fresno Bee) Napa Valley’s transportation plan is a little short on funds, especially for […]

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It turns out tech shuttles are not to blame for S.F. housing crisis (CityLab) Oakland favors bank over bike riders (East Bay Express) San Francisco debates “Idaho stop” law for bikes (CityLab) Less privileged bicyclists are at greater risk (The Californian) Paris cut smog in half on its day without cars (CityLab) More California headlines […]