Today’s Headlines

  • Safety? Sure! But these bike-shaped lights are also way cool (AM New York)
  • To the DMV: Support safe autonomous vehicles (SF Bike Coalition)
  • Brown announces draft budget (OC Register)
  • Local sales taxes keep Caltrain electrification alive (San Mateo Daily Journal)
  • Construction begins on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge expansion (MTC)
  • Report: Federal Recovery Act added jobs, roads, hubs, rail (Fast Lane)
  • How gerrymandering is suppressing the power of city voters (CityLab)
  • Four forces that will shape the tenure of the new federal Transportation Secretary (Brookings)

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Questions raised, new delays for Oakland Bay Bridge bike path (SF Gate) More on Brown’s transportation budget (NBC San Diego) Also see Streetsblog coverage here At BART, transit oriented development sure looks like a parking garage (Systemic Failure) US Reps introduce federal bike-share legislation (Bicycle Retailer) Study: Motivations for active transportation vary by income level […]

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News Flash (Video): Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty leads a bike ride and talks about bike facilities (YouTube) Budget deadline looms in CA (San Jose Mercury News) Cap-and-trade funding discussion separated from CA budget process (Sacramento Business Journal) Why CA gas prices are high (hint: it’s not cap-and-trade or “hidden” gas taxes) (CBS) Wall Street Journal […]

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Governor Brown proposes major overhaul of state Public Utilities Commission (LA Times)  (SF Chronicle) which would shift oversight of Uber, Lyft etc to California State Transportation Agency (SF Gate) Facebook expansion in Santa Clara has people nervous about traffic and housing (Mercury News) Anaheim streetcar hits a bump (Orange County Register) San Diego transportation sales […]

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In Central Valley, more commuters drive alone (Fresno Bee) SANDAG begins Bus Rapid Transit project (Times of San Diego) El Cerrito working on its bicycle plan (Inside Bay Area) Fighting bike theft with the Bike Index (Berkeleyside) California Transportation Commission awards $10 million for alternative fuel projects (Imperial Valley News) Getting a road user charge […]

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CA DMV revokes registration of Uber’s not-quite-self-driving cars (Washington Post) The dangers of partially automated cars (The Hill) Uber’s bike lane mistakes: only in San Francisco? (Curbed) Oakland’s Telegraph Avenue is one of the best new bike lanes in U.S. 2016 (People for Bikes) Ghost Ship was an exception, they say: Petitioners asks Oakland to […]