Today’s Headlines

  • Safe Routes to Schools offers technical assistance with ATP projects—February deadline
  • Ferry, transit ridership at capacity, and more people are driving on bridges (Marin Independent Journal)
  • More on legal arguments about cap-and-trade (Christian Science Monitor) (LA Times)
  • Profiling is a barrier to biking (Streetsblog Chicago)
  • Book review: NACTO Global Street Design Guide (Dirt)
  • More on federal Democratic leaders’ infrastructure plan (Sacramento Bee)
    • Trump’s priority list mostly matches the one from the National Governor’s Association (McClatchy)
    • When rebuilding infrastructure, don’t leave out bicycles (Popular Mechanics)
  • Large Sacramento property owners to decide whether to tax themselves to pay for streetcar (Sacramento Bee)
  • Victim-blaming: a Canadian attempt at a safety message misses the mark by a mile (The Hamilton Spectator)
  • How to decrease bicycling numbers: a cautionary tale from Sydney, Australia (Bike Citizens)
  • San Francisco backs bill that would allow cities to stop self-driving cars without permits (SF Examiner)
  • What San Francisco has at stake if sanctuary cities are punished (Curbed)
  • Elon Musk hasn’t heard of induced demand; says he will build huge tunnels to solve congestion (Electrek)

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