Today’s Headlines

  • Keeping track of close calls that don’t cause crashes (VeloNews)
  • The critical role of down-ballot races in state transportation funding (Planetizen)
  • Fairness and justice in bicycle planning (Momentum)
  • Listen: Ethan Elkind interviews the head of high speed rail (KALW)
  • Fresno can be a model for climate change projects (Capitol Weekly)
  • New York considers letting bike riders follow pedestrian signals—which they’re already doing anyway (Village Voice)
  • Electric buses and trucks can help the environment and poor communities (Alternet)
  • Technology is not the vision: What do we want our future transportation system to be? (TheSource)
  • There’s no housing crisis in American if you are a car (TreeHugger)

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Speculation on what the Governor’s budget—to be announced today—will contain (LA Times)  (SF Gate) City of Sacramento offers Urban Bicycling classes (Sacramento Bee) A new neighborhood rises in Sacramento (Sacramento Bee) Google plans to begin testing self-driving vehicles on California roads (LA Times) Instead of releasing raw data, Uber will create a public website showing […]

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The myth of the bicycle as free rider (Momentum) Why the gas tax isn’t enough (Sonoma West) Bike-share is transit (USA Today) Though not everyone gets it (Washington Post) How apps can help thieves steal high-end bikes (turn off STRAVA before you get home) (KTVU) Another way self-driving cars might work…. or not (Gizmodo) Upcoming: […]

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CA lawmakers introduce bills on transportation, housing, water (KCRA) More coverage of ARB plan to extend emission reductions beyond 2020 (See Streetsblog coverage here) (Utility Dive) Climate action may be boosted by CA Democratic supermajority (Scientific American) The next big step for climate change policy: Methane (Sacramento Bee) How 11 cities are leading the fight […]

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SoCal Amtrak passengers get free transfers to buses, shuttles in San Diego (Times of San Diego) Finding the true cost of carbon emissions (GreenBiz) South Orange County residents and experts brainstorm transportation solutions (OC Register) In Northern California, the same theme: we need transportation choices (San Francisco Business Journals) Sonoma County Bike Coalition leader to […]

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Today and tomorrow you can watch the lowering of a section of the old Oakland Bay Bridge live from your desk (YouTube) New Expo line is a rare sign of progress in U.S. (LA Times) perhaps because some see only a “costly bet” (Wall Street Journal) Golden Gate Fields donates land to complete a section […]