Today’s Headlines

  • No, bicycle lanes don’t cause traffic jams (Guardian)
  • An economist on infrastructure: it’s not the amount we invest, it’s what we invest in (Vox)
  • Podcast: Former US Transportation Secretary discusses infrastructure investment (Strong Towns)
  • Feds embrace Vision Zero (Fast Lane)
  • San Gabriel Valley conference will focus on improving freight conditions (American Journal of Transportation)
  • Union of Concerned Scientists grades oil companies on accountability, deception
  • Starting the tough smart-city conversations (Mobility Lab)
  • Neighbors fight Mission District housing project: Low-income seniors will take their parking (Mission Local)
  • Awards: Davis, Colma, American Canyon, Benicia, Emeryville, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach and Santa Monica win recognition for energy efficiency and sustainability (Davis Enterprise)
  • We don’t actually know very much about the first mile/last mile problem (Transportist)
  • Oakland company wants to “revolutionize” parking—but not really (San Francisco Business Times)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF


California Brings Home Four TIGER Grants, Three for Passenger Rail

The State of California earned four federal Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants to improve transportation from the federal government totaling $40 million, Senator Diane Feinstein announced earlier today. “Upgrading our transportation infrastructure is key for economic growth and improving the quality of life for Californians,” said Feinstein in a press release. “Our state is […]