Today’s Headlines

  • Raising a daughter car-free in L.A. (LACurbed)
  • Coachella area to get a bike, pedestrian plan (Patch)
  • Commuting by public transit is 90% safer than driving (CleanTechnica)
  • Caltrans still focuses its safety message on bicyclists and pedestrians, not car drivers (YouTube)
    • But Drive Safely Work Week campaign gets it: Driver behavior contributes to 94 of 100 crashes (Traffic Safety)
  • BART needs money to replace corroded electrical pipes (BART)
  • SMART says no to shipping, storing gas tankers along public transit corridor (Transport Topics)
  • Obama is a YIMBY (The Urbanist)
  • Testing air bag helmets (Science Daily)

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Santa Clara Valley Transit Authority considers raising and restructuring transit fares (Mercury News) BART wants to ask voters for a bridge toll hike (SF Chronicle) Report: Riding transit takes twice as long as driving (Governing) Republicans present a transportation plan that would focus on “traffic relief”—that is, road building—and on not charging drivers (Sacramento Bee) […]

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How new Telegraph Avenue configuration is shifting travel in Oakland (Medium) New bike plan coming to Santa Barbara (KEYT) Why people fear bike commuting (Mercury News) Burbank gets a grade-separated train crossing (Mass Transit) New Warm Springs BART station will serve tech/jobs hub (BART) California DMV studying rules for driverless cars (Equipment World) San Francisco […]

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Why USC should support transit use (Lisa Schweitzer) The hidden inequality of who dies in car crashes (The Washington Post) In Tucson, a bicyclist is killed. So the sheriff’s department offers safety classes—for bike riders, not drivers (Tucson News Now) ICYMI: BART will reward riders who take the train off peak hours (SF Bay) San […]

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Learning from California’s experience with clean energy (Mountain Town News) The case for including transit in infrastructure plans (Progressive Railroading) The future car is driverless, shared, and electric (but doesn’t have pedals???) (Davis Enterprise) SF Fire Department safety concerns caused long delays for traffic calming projects  (SF Examiner) New book describes history of fight to […]

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Did BART “suppress” publicizing teen robbery mob? (SF Chronicle) More about transportation bill’s companion measures (Mass Transit, My Mother Lode, U.S. News & World Report) . . . and on report that the bill is not enough to do the job (Daily Bulletin) Autonomous vehicles: Public agencies need to set rules before the industry does […]

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Hurray for Redland’s bike paths (Redlands Daily Facts) Oakland gets new bike lanes on Telegraph (East Bay Times) Driverless buses coming to public-transit-phobic Beverly Hills—because labor costs? (Co.Exist) HSR board approves plan to San Jose (OC Register) BART discovers why its new car crashed (SF Gate) Berkeley presents plans for complicated interchange, with bike ped […]