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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California Transportation Commission appoints new executive director (Santa Monica Mirror) Solano County Transit buys two electric buses (Business Wire) Central Valley leaders bemoan lack of highway funding (but don’t call for raising the gas tax) (Fresno Bee) Feds offer assistance to states trying to figure out an alternative to the gas tax (Gov Tech) New […]

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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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Santa Clara ponders its next transportation sales tax ballot measure (San Jose Mercury News) Bike lane on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge might really happen (Contra Costa Times) Obstacles to LA streetcar: funding, travel time? (LA Times) How California is remaking its transportation system for people and the environment: podcast (NRDC) West Sacramento project wins AHSC grant […]

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Riding a bike on familiar roads without cars is so great (SGV Tribune) Sometimes pedestrians get a head start (Sacramento Bee) California Transportation Commission allocates money for bike, pedestrian projects (Streetsblog) (CBS) SoCal gets some of that (SGV Tribune) Inland Empire gets some too (Highland News) and San Diego gets money for highway repairs (Times […]