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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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 […]

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San Diego County rescinds Climate Action Plan after court rules in favor of Sierra Club suit (UT San Diego) But sprawl still being planned there (UT San Diego) California Republican Senators introduce state constitutional amendment on transportation taxes (Sierra Sun Times) Ontario, Canada, to join the California-Quebec cap-and-trade program (EDF) Caltrans accused of business as […]

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An urgent call for better bikeways already (Berkeleyside) Alliance for Biking and Walking releases 2016 benchmarking report (Bicycle Retailer) Please stop saying humans aren’t causing climate change (Wired) Is public transit supposed to reduce congestion? (City Metric) Maybe people are just making fewer trips: causes of transit ridership declines (LA Times) Walker: Cars and cities […]

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State senate to hold oversight hearings on high speed rail (LA Times) Emerging best practice: Metro identifies active transportation investment needs (Investing in Place) OPR issues its long-awaited update to CEQA guidelines (California Planning & Development Report) New tool helps planners make stronger case for transit improvements (Next City) Bay Area economy booms, with jobs […]