Today’s Headlines

  • S.F.: Survey seeks input on parking-protected bike lanes on the Panhandle (Hoodline)
  • Santa Clara VTA unveils biggest transit overhaul since 2008 (Mercury News)
  • Until July 4, you can ride SMART trains for free (Marin Independent Journal)
  • Geary BRT environmental review approved (SF Examiner)
  • Downtown L.A. hasn’t seen this much construction since the 1920s (LA Times)
  • CA legislators want to strike a deal on transportation (Capital Public Radio)
  • Google claims that self-driving cars will be a boon for cyclists (Business Insider)
  • Bill would authorize fines for violating DMV permit policy on self-driving cars (SF Gate)
  • Madrid’s move to go car-free could inspire other cities worldwide (Indian Express)

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