Today’s Headlines

  • New EPA Head Wants to Limit CA’s Power to Fight Emissions (Governing)
  • Obama Administration Extends CA High-Speed Rail Grant (LAT)
  • Amtrak Commuter Train Hitting Jolts in NorCal (SacBee)
  • Long Beach Non-Profit Wants to Build Greenspace Under Freeways (LongBeachize)
  • LA Metro Considering Train Stop in Arts District (LA Mag)
  • Bicyclists Speed Clocked on Radar in the Mountains (Marin I-J)
  • Drunk Driver Crashes Into Home of Friends (Fresno Bee)

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Governor Brown and 16 other state governors agree on clean energy, transportation goals (San Jose Mercury News) More about trains vs. water (See Streetsblog coverage here): California conservatives are still idiots (Mother Jones) Caltrans seeks public input on statewide rail plan (Los Cerritos News) Kings County lawsuit says high speed rail won’t meet its obligations […]

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California budget talks aren’t over yet (LA Times) (League of CA Cities) (UTSan Diego) San Diego Chargers stadium seeks “categorical exemption” from CEQA (KUSI) Here we go again: Caltrans wants to raise speed limits to make street “safer” (Systemic Failure) Santa Ana using eminent domain, removing homes to widen a street (Orange County Register) Google […]

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Sadik-Khan: The bike wars are over, and bikes won (New York Magazine) Early data suggests pedestrian deaths rose precipitously in 2015 (PBS) Judge bats away court challenge against high-speed rail (Capital Public Radio)  (LA Times) Mudslide is probable cause of Bay Area train derailment (LA Times) Renters vs. homeowners and the length of the commute […]

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Laguna Beach will keep its free weekend trolleys (OC Register) Cartographer creates a new way to look at International Boulevard in Oakland (Inside Bay Area) Systemic Failure doesn’t like the new Caltrain bilevel commuter train design (Systemic Failure) How L.A’s data agreement with Waze can benefit the city (New Yorker) San Francisco supervisors rejects building […]

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Santa Monica’s bike share is ready for the Expo line opening (Global Green) Berkeley develops “Resiliency Strategy” (Berkeleyside) Study looks at why bike share is so much safer than “regular biking” (Vox) People who live in walkable neighborhoods get more exercise (Science Codex) Two reports find that California’s climate change policies will save residents money […]