Today’s Headlines

  • TODAY: California Bicycle Coalition hosts webinar on electric bike-share (Bicycle Retailer)
  • L.A. gets its first all-electric DASH buses (Mass Transit)
  • S.F. threatens legal action against rogue bike-share company (Examiner) (SFist)
  • Assemblymembers seek rural representation on California Transportation Commission (Sierra Sun Times)
  • CalEnviroScreen, CA’s tool for defining disadvantaged communities, gets an update (Safe Routes to School)
  • Developer hopes to get permission to build tiny prefab houses for the homeless in Berkeley and beyond (Berkeleyside)
  • Meet L.A. County’s first regional sustainability chief (The Planning Report)
  • L.A. isn’t overdeveloped, it’s in a slump (LA Times)
  • This is what happens when you cut funding (Archinect)
  • Op-Ed: The state must fund better roads NOW, say labor and construction industry reps (Sacramento Bee)
  • BART will guarantee parking spots for carpoolers with new app (East Bay Times)
  • France adopts helmet law for kids (Systemic Failure)

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Oakland’s strategic plan is a whole new vision for streets (SPUR) Berkeley’s revolutionary new bike plan (Systemic Failure) Dixon build a transportation center, but no transit came; now it’s available for lease (The Reporter) L.A. Metro board approves electric buses for Orange Line (The Source) L.A. Metro keeps getting proposals for how to spend Measure […]

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Call it “crash” not accident: Front page, above the fold (NY Times) San Diego has “enormous potential” for being a great place to commute by bike (San Diego Union-Tribune) San Diego riders want more than bike lanes (San Diego Union Tribune) Modesto celebrates the bicycle (Modesto Bee) Bike SLO County celebrates tenth anniversary of its […]

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On becoming a League-certified cycling instructor (Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition) California drivers get amnesty for parking, traffic violations (San Diego Union-Tribune) Video: Transit Trends episode 2 looks at San Francisco’s Transbay Terminal (YouTube) GM’s investment in Lyft includes the possibility of free cars (Vanity Fair) Three ideas for affordable housing in L.A. (LA Times) But […]

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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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