Today’s Headlines

  • TODAY: CA Senate holds hearing on transportation funding; speak up for public transportation (TransForm)
  • California Transportation Commission allocates $127M for transportation projects (Central Valley Business Journal)
    • …including $25M for freight, rail transit projects (RT&S)
  • Op-ed: California’s crumbling roads require bipartisan fix (Fresno Bee)
  • Video: Caltrans experiments with paint to warn bikes of rumble strips
  • Bluegogo bike-share company still plans to launch, “left message” with S.F. officials to begin discussion of its business plan (Mercury News) (KTVU)
  • The nightmare begins: Trump freezes all EPA grants and contracts (ProPublica) and plans to ban the EPA from funding science (Business Insider) (Vox)
  • The future of clean energy is California (Environmental Defense Fund)
  • ICYMI: The hidden inequality of street design (Fast CoDesign)
  • Rain brings mudslides, floods, road blocks, evacuations (Yahoo)

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SCAG announces its list of regional active transportation projects (Long Beach Post) with Orange County in the mix (OC Register) and San Bernardino too (Inland Empire) Coachella Valley considers its own funding for bike and pedestrian infrastructure (Desert Sun) Mountain bikers say they are angry at slow pace of trail creation in Marin (Marin Independent […]

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Drivers pack S.F.’s raised bike lane with parked cars (SF Examiner) Supervisor calls for enforcement, barriers (SF Examiner) CA inches towards fuel tax hikes (Landline Magazine) Compare the costs of the different transportation funding proposals (Sacramento Bee) CARB seeks to change the way it measures leakage from cap-and-trade, and business isn’t happy (Davis Vanguard) State […]

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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 […]

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Hey, San Diego bike riders: Here’s a map of where you’re likely to get a ticket for going through a stop sign (San Diego Union Tribune) CA Republican Congressman Kevin McCarthy ignored business plea to help Caltrain (SF Chronicle) SCAG approves funding for streetcar, active transportation in Glendale, Burbank (Mass Transit) CA Assembly floats proposal […]

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Silicon Valley has a plan for a “stress-free” bike network (NextCity) Ventura gets funding for active transportation projects (VC Star) Pasadena creates a street design guide focused on moving people, not cars (Pasadena Now) Governor Brown, in D.C., is “cautiously optimistic” about Caltrain funding (Sacramento Bee) Should bicyclists “pay their own way”? (Planetizen) The helmet […]