Today’s Headlines

  • S.F. police plan to target bikes, pedestrians for enforcement (SFGate) (SFist)
  • Bike rental company Bluegogo plans to expand in San Francisco without permits (SF Examiner)
  • Free rides on SMART are smart (Marin Independent Journal)
  • Top reasons to oppose L.A.’s Measure S (Better Institutions)
  • Seven ideas for safer streets—SFPD, note that targeting bikes and pedestrians for tickets is not among them (Fast Lane)
  • Bill introduced to extend California cap-and-trade program (LA Times)
  • Outgoing US Transportation Secretary Foxx reflects on autonomous vehicles, equity (CityLab)
  • North Coast senator McGuire supports transportation funding bill (Times-Standard)
  • Republican state senator Moorlach wants CA legislature to play nice with president-elect (Washington Examiner)
  • Transit projects planned for 2017 in North America (The Transport Politic)

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