Today’s Headlines

  • Los Altos “Cycle Saturday” features attended bike parking (Los Altos Town Crier)
  • Cranky columnist calls bikeway planned for Richmond Bridge a “vanity” project for “well-funded lobbying groups” (Marin Independent Journal)
  • An argument to abolish bicycle lanes (Crikey)
  • Arguments for and against Santa Cruz transportation sales tax measure (Press Banner)
  • Ideas for temporary traffic calming during construction projects (MikeOnTraffic)
  • How CA lawmakers won climate change legislation (Tribune)
  • San Joaquin Valley officials beg Congress for wider highways (McClatchy)
  • LA Metro could do a better job with its shuttles (The Source)
  • Santa Monica airport shuttle shelved because few riders (LAist)
  • Still waiting for the transportation revolution (Future Structure)
  • Top five lessons from the annual Institute of Transportation Engineers meeting in Anaheim (MikeOnTraffic)

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