Today’s Headlines

  • Report: Dependence on cars costs Californians $15B a year (KPBS)
  • The election could dramatically change the BART board (SFGate)
  • Pedestrian-shaming has to stop (Curbed)
  • Democrats eye post-election transportation session (Politico)
  • Annual report: Yup, streets are crumbling in CA (Sierra Sun Times)
  • And in 26 states, $250 billion in local and regional transportation taxes are on ballot (Bond Buyer)
  • Caltrans “relinquishes” control of Hwy 187—Venice Blvd—to L.A. (My News LA)
  • Let’s not abandon cap-and-trade now (Sacramento Bee)
  • Sixteen ideas for better intersection design (Wired)
  • Nah, hyperloop won’t even work for freight, either (Pedestrian Observations)

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