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)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

Today’s Headlines

|
Oakdale gets a pedestrian crosswalk beacon (Modesto Bee) And drivers complain (KCRA) That Sacramento “jaywalker” was not jaywalking (Sacramento Bee) Redwood city seeks feedback on transportation issues (Patch) Cities need to stop ignoring bike theft (LA Times) Cupertino, Sunnyvale high schools to get bicycle repair stations (Mercury News) Transportation bill’s benefit for trucking industry may […]

Today’s Headlines

|
L.A. Metro approves Measure M guidelines (Safe Routes to School) Distracted driving is causing increase in pedestrian deaths, but National Law Review still finds a way to blame pedestrians California’s leaders need to step up for vulnerable communities (Daily News) Including Asm. Arambula in the Central Valley (Fresno Bee) Why poverty is skyrocketing in the […]

Today’s Headlines

|
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) […]

Today’s Headlines

|
CPUC says SF Muni can go ahead with plan to “double-berth” trains—could happen as early as May (SF Examiner) Richard Florida talks about disparate land values in the US (CityLab) Housing shortages—caused by slow-growth policies—make cities inequitable (Pacific Standard) Oh great: L.A. is represented in the Guardian’s series on historical buildings by a freeway interchange […]

Today’s Headlines

|
ICYMI: Six Californians weigh in on new Caltrans separated bikeway guidance (People for Bikes) In praise of slow cycling, and the infrastructure that makes it possible (Tree Hugger) ….and which is making cycling mainstream in New York (The National) Self-driving cars will mean fewer cars, less need for parking, fewer tickets…and less money for the […]

Today’s Headlines

|
Fresno’s formula for downtown revitalization (Route Fifty) The city is the best gym (NY Times) L.A. gets new federal funding for transit (Fast Lane)  (LA Times) Federal infrastructure investments can make cities poorer (Strong Towns) Scientists say climate change could be much worse than predicted (Washington Post) The fallacies in the hypothesis that ride-share will […]