Today’s Headlines

  • Fresno’s formula for downtown revitalization (Route Fifty)
  • The city is the best gym (NY Times)
  • L.A. gets new federal funding for transit (Fast Lane)  (LA Times)
  • Federal infrastructure investments can make cities poorer (Strong Towns)
  • Scientists say climate change could be much worse than predicted (Washington Post)
  • The fallacies in the hypothesis that ride-share will cut congestion (City Commentary)
  • Cool subway system mini maps (Fast Company)
  • Immigrants used to be the most loyal bus riders—but not anymore (CityLab)
  • Santa Cruz supplies affordable housing for artists (KQED)
  • Madrid mayor plans to ban cars permanently from its main street  (CityLab)

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Most bicycle commuters “feel health benefits” (BikeBiz) SF Bike Yield law passes first committee, needs at least eight supervisor votes next week (Hoodline) Sacramento light rail won’t reach airport any time soon (Sacramento Bee) Downtown L.A. office market is heating up (Wall Street Journal) Federal transportation bill: FAST Act pulled a fast one (City Observatory) […]

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Federal Report on Possible CAHSR Over-runs a Lot of Hot Air (CAHSR Blog) Hanging out with bicyclists (Boom California) Cyclists are winning at commuting (CityLab) State lawmakers introduce bill to extend cap-and-trade (LA Times) (see Streetsblog coverage here) Behind Brown’s cap-and-trade allocations (Fox & Hounds) Unintended consequences of self-driving cars (Rodney Brooks) A smaller federal […]

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California’s high speed rail stations should be major downtown transit hubs (Fresno Bee) North Berkeley residents don’t want the dirty, noisy old bus on their street (Daily Cal) Old Bay Bridge pier implosion delayed a bit (Inside Bay Area) San Francisco approves transit fee on new development (Examiner) High speed rail costs are growing (LA […]

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Stanislaus County approves transportation sales tax measure (Mass Transit) San Jose’s Lincoln Avenue pilot road diet slowed traffic, improved safety, will be made permanent (Mercury News) Bay Area’s draft transportation priority plan released for public comment (Mass Transit) VW settlement means some money for California zero emission vehicle programs (Sacramento Bee) Neither Sidewalk Labs nor […]

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Marin County to buy two electric buses (Marin Independent Journal) Belmont approves bike/pedestrian plan (San Mateo Daily Journal) In Kern County—and elsewhere—police are planning pedestrian enforcement actions (Kern Golden Empire) BART’s Oakland Airport Connector is losing money—some blame Uber and its ilk (East Bay Times) (Travel Skills) Latest Plan Bay Area shows new planning tools […]