Today’s Headlines

  • Funding for next phase of transit center blocked amid concerns about sinking tower (SF Examiner)
  • Support transportation sales tax Measure B, says the Sacramento Bee
  • Cap-and-trade program allows rich companies to pollute more (Sacramento News&Review)
  • Comparing S.F. and L.A.’s different strategies to spur civic innovation (Fast Coexist)
  • How do we change the car vs. bikes mindset? (Guardian)
  • For safer streets, design is more important than enforcement (Pedestrian Observations)
  • Highlighting the need for bike infrastructure (PlanItMetro)
  • The slow death of parking (Wired)

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