Today’s Headlines

  • Dangerous configuration proliferates: another bike lane stuck between two right-turn lanes (Systemic Failure)
  • Report: Crash fatalities are rising faster than vehicle miles traveled (State Smart Transportation Initiative)
  • What biking across the country taught me about U.S. transportation challenges (Mobility Lab)
  • UCLA bus fleet goes all-electric (UCLA)
  • California and Massachusetts are the most energy-efficient states (San Diego Union Tribune)
  • Report: lack of housing will hold back California’s economic growth (LA Times)
  • Brown signs bills easing restrictions on granny units and promoting affordable housing (East Bay Times)
  • How small forests could save the planet (Science)

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Governor’s proposed budget “celebrates the car” (California Health Report) What City Observatory learned in 2015: we need more cities, new transportation policies, and investments in affordable housing Tonight in S.F.: Community meeting about taking the Bay Bridge bike path all the way to San Francisco (Bike East Bay) ICYMI: How to ride your bike in […]

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The “mystery” behind gas prices in California—Hint: it’s not just what we pay for cleaner air (SF Chronicle) Oil industry lobbyist authored Assemblymember’s demand for audit of climate change program (LA Times) Meanwhile there are real-life repercussions now for delay in cap-and-trade funding decisions (LA Times) Long Beach is one of six cities to join […]

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San Francisco’s Market Street is about to get a raised bike lane (KQED)  (ABC) Oakland and Richmond to receive $15 million for bike and ped projects (East Bay Express) New planning paradigms are hard to introduce in San Joaquin Valley (CityLab) Mobility plan nudges LA towards new transportation modes (California Planning & Development Report) Study: […]

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Public forum in Santa Monica today on transportation issues (Santa Monica Daily Press) One year in, ridership on BART’s Oakland airport connector is not exactly booming (Systemic Failure) In Santa Cruz, removing train tracks would hurt rail trail (Santa Cruz Sentinel) Caltrans, are you listening? Study confirms: narrower lanes are safer than wide lanes. (State […]

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Bay Area Bike Share will be largest in US by 2017 (Planetizen) More about special legislative session to discuss California transportation infrastructure (KPCC) Malibu explores safety fixes for Pacific Coast Highway (LA Times) San Diego’s new transportation plan still won’t meet state GHG reduction goals (KPBS) Legislative Analyst’s Office report outlines options for transportation funding […]