Today’s Headlines

  • Advice for Oakland’s new DOT (Next City)
  • Uber’s new website showing its traffic data “falls short of a commitment to transparency” (Washington Post)
  • New state senator wants solar mandate (Courthouse News)
  • Remember this: Oil companies push for a “well-designed” cap-and-trade program—but no other controls (Yahoo)
  • New state rules make it easier to build in-law units in L.A. (Curbed)
  • Game builders seek advice from transit planner Jarret Walker (Waypoint)
  • Transportation Secretary appointee wants to use private financing for public infrastructure (Washington Post)
  • Appointees to federal Transportation and Infrastructure Committee include California Reps Mark DeSaulnier (East County Today)  and Alan Lowenthal (Orange County Breeze)
  • The reason your city has no money (Strong Towns)

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Santa Cruz will hold annual Light Up the Night bike ride this Saturday (Santa Cruz Sentinel) In Davis on Thursday: A forum to learn about cap-and-trade (Davis Enterprise) Yes, Californians will need to pay for better transportation (Sacramento Bee) Bakersfield Congressional rep McCarthy flouts his clout, exposes Chao as a “tool,” stomps on Bay Area […]

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State Assembly okays extension of greenhouse gas reduction targets (Streetsblog)  (Mercury News) (Union Democrat) …with more than a dozen members changing their minds to vote yes (LA Times) Latest cap-and-trade auction is disappointing (Streetsblog) (LA Times)  (Capital Public Radio) Climate change is a working class issue (Ventura County Star) OCTA considers distance-based fare structure to […]

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Sacramento residents offer ideas on how to fix congestion (Sacramento Bee) Muni’s approval rating hits a ten-year high (Examiner) Another take on Bikes vs Cars (NextCity) Gabe Klein talks about the future of transportation in L.A. (LA Times) In Los Angeles County, fourteen percent of all land is given over to parking (Curbed) Cities and […]

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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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Highlights from Walk to School Day, SoCal version (Safe Routes to Schools) Brown signs bill prohibiting tolls on bikes and pedestrians on state bridges (See Streetsblog coverage) (Marin Independent Journal) and one modernizing electric bike regulations (Bicycle Retailer) What a transportation sales tax in L.A. could buy (LA Times) San Diego’s transportation plan should put […]

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Advocates hope Oakland’s new Department of Transportation will transform the city’s streets (East Bay Times) If L.A. wants people to ride bikes, it should make the roads safe for them (LA Times) All the arguments about helmets (Sacramento Bee) Campaign for student bus passes revs up (The Californian) BART tests new seating configurations (Systemic Failure) […]