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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How to boost L.A.’s transit ridership (LA Times) Ojai gets money for bike and pedestrian projects (VC Star) Will you use it for transit or highways, California? Feds release unspent transportation money from earmarks (CityLab) Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority adopts open data policy (Planetizen) Working elevators in BART stations are a social justice issue […]