Today’s Headlines

  • Oakland’s strategic plan is a whole new vision for streets (SPUR)
  • Berkeley’s revolutionary new bike plan (Systemic Failure)
  • Dixon build a transportation center, but no transit came; now it’s available for lease (The Reporter)
  • L.A. Metro board approves electric buses for Orange Line (The Source)
  • L.A. Metro keeps getting proposals for how to spend Measure M (The Source)
  • The Bicycle Story: Fighting rape culture and misogyny in the bike industry and culture at large
  • Is “tactical urbanism” only for white people? (Albuquerque Journal)
  • Bike facilities bring higher real estate prices (Fairfax Times)
  • Density as one climate change strategy (Lisa Schweitzer)
  • S.F. Chronicle updates its “guide to biking Bay Area bridges”
  • Watch: Caltrans celebrates its 100th “News Flash” (YouTube)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF

  • That article from Fairfax Times is a great example of why disadvantaged communities often fear that the installation of bikeways and other such improvements bring gentrification and aren’t for them.

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