Today’s Headlines

  • UCLA to join consortium of universities in new research center (UCLA)
  • Breitbart says California is the worst state . . . for car drivers
  • Northern CA cities get money for bike, pedestrian projects (Chicoer)
  • Two “Healthy Heroes” who refused to yield to pressure to drive their kids to school (Safe Routes Partnership)
  • Heads up: Pedestrian, bike enforcement actions ongoing in Orange County, other areas (Patch)
  • Federal DOT releases a toolkit to help citizens get involved in highway planning (CityLab)
  • After Ghost Ship fire, artists and cities clash over DIY venues (Good)
  • It took more than bike lanes to make Copenhagen bike-friendly (City Observatory)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF

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Berkeley gets a protected intersection (Bike East Bay) San Diego gets bike valet service (San Diego Uptown News) Laguna Beach tells Caltrans: we need those pedestrian safety lights now (LA Times) Bike-share stations in Emeryville announced (E’ville Eye News) Uber to DMV: We don’t need no stinking permit (Mercury News)  (LA Times) Cities are cutting […]

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San Francisco mayor gets an earful about delaying pedestrian safety projects (Examiner) More about California helmet bill (California Healthline)  (Sacramento Bee) Lots of parklets going up in L.A. (NextCity) James Fallows really likes Fresno, and says you should too (The Atlantic) CA bill would raise gas taxes and vehicle registration fees for road repairs (Capital […]

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<ul> <li>More protected bike lanes approved in SF (<a href=”http://www.sfbike.org/news/protected-bike-lanes-in-soma-approved/” target=”_blank”>SFBC</a>)</li> <li>Hearst just north of UC Berkeley to get street makeover (<a href=”http://www.dailycal.org/2016/11/17/hearst-avenue-improvement-project-to-begin-in-coming-weeks/” target=”_blank”>Daily Californian</a>)</li> <li>Street realignments in San Jose could improve pedestrian conditions (<a href=”http://www.mercurynews.com/2016/11/17/realignment-of-meridian-and-fruitdale-intersection-proposed/” target=”_blank”>Mercury News</a>)</li> <li>Mountain View will “study” bike share (<a href=”https://bikesiliconvalley.org/2016/11/mountain-view-votes-for-bike-share-study/” target=”_blank”>Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition</a>)</li> <li>L.A. voters are sick of […]

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San Jose’s Three Creeks Trail contract gets approved (Mercury News) Brentwood will get Mokelumne Trail pedestrian overpass (East Bay Times) In San Diego, a coastal bike ride commemorates a friend (San Diego Union-Tribune) Op-ed: California’s transportation budget must do more for public transit (Sacramento Bee) Trump’s budget hits transit hard (The Transport Politic) It could […]

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Bike-share coming to Pasadena (Pasadena Star News) Driverless shuttles will soon be deployed in Contra Costa County (Statescoop) Why we need more transportation funding (Fox&Hounds) Want to stop pedestrian deaths? Criminalize walking! (TreeHugger) In Germany, a call to kill the internal combustion engine (TreeHugger) More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF

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Happy Memorial Day weekend. Streetsblog California will be taking a break on Monday to enjoy some bike and pedestrian infrastructure somewhere in the state. Meanwhile, here are a few things to read: SANDAG officials still insist that expanding freeways is environmentally friendly (San Diego City Beat) How suburban are big cities in the US? Los […]