Today’s Headlines

  • Principles for including bicycles in a future of self-driving vehicles (Planetizen)
  • Redesigning crosswalks to make cities safer (Curbed)
  • Walkable neighborhoods make for skinny citizens (Treehugger)
  • Our transportation system is wasteful overkill (NY Times)
  • Governor Brown to sign equity, cap-and-trade expenditure bills in Fresno today (Business Journal)
  • New Urban Agenda final draft released (Citiscope)
  • Startling revelation: Hipsters and artists are the gentrifying foot soldiers of capitalism (Guardian)
  • Median incomes for city dwellers are on the rise (Next City)
    • But as cities get richer, rural areas are left behind (Vox)

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More about California’s economy growing under climate change policies (Fox&Hounds) Still building freeways in CA: Plans for Modesto highway bypass raise questions among residents (Modesto Bee) Elon Musk’s tunnel could make L.A.’s traffic worse (Transportist) In Minnesota, one lawmaker thinks bicyclists should be required to train and obtain a permit to use bike lanes (Star […]

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Google wants to make Silicon Valley as bike-friendly as Copenhagen (Fast Company) L.A. needs to update its community plans—and its General Plan (Zocalo) East Bay cities’ mobile app makes it easy to report potholes (Inside Bay Area) Fresno renovating dozens of parks (ABC) Transportation resolutions for the new year—including an end to sharrows (Next City) […]

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Will California cities get their redevelopment loans back? Not sure (San Gabriel Valley Tribune) Study: People of color are hardest hit by environmental hazards (CityLab) In Encinitas, “Complete Streets” are a radical “recreational religion” (Seaside Courier) California’s climate change bills contain ambitious environmental policies (Cal Matters) and California should stick with it (SF Chronicle) New […]

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Turlock planning commission approves Active Transportation Plan; city council to weigh in soon (Turlock Journal) LA city council approves Mobility Plan 2035, a huge policy shift towards active transportation, transit, Vision Zero (Streetsblog) (LA Times) (Patch) Can LA become the new Portland? (Oregon Live) Or should Portland learn from LA? (BikePortland) CA cities and counties […]

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CA lawmakers introduce bills on transportation, housing, water (KCRA) More coverage of ARB plan to extend emission reductions beyond 2020 (See Streetsblog coverage here) (Utility Dive) Climate action may be boosted by CA Democratic supermajority (Scientific American) The next big step for climate change policy: Methane (Sacramento Bee) How 11 cities are leading the fight […]

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UCLA to join consortium of universities in new research center (UCLA) Breitbart says California is the worst state . . . for car drivers Northern CA cities get money for bike, pedestrian projects (Chicoer) Two “Healthy Heroes” who refused to yield to pressure to drive their kids to school (Safe Routes Partnership) Heads up: Pedestrian, […]