Today’s Headlines

  • BART, others, please note: Ferries will install bike escalators on their boats (Marin Independent Journal)
  • Residential tower approved next to MacArthur BART station (East Bay Express)
  • Bill would add social cost of greenhouse gas emissions to contract bids (Mercury News)
  • What CARB’s cap-and-trade scoping plan contains (Mondaq)
  • Legal arguments heard on cap-and-trade (JDSupra)
  • UC Davis researchers join effort to archive climate data (Sacramento Bee)
  • CA Assemblymember introduces bill to streamline CEQA for road projects (Highland News)
  • Maybe better maps would get more people on bikes (CityLab)
  • Is bike-sharing contagious? (Transportist)
  • HOT lane study shows that maybe people don’t really care that much about the time it takes to travel (City Commentary)
  • These planning “rules” are outdated and ought to be replaced (City Observatory)
  • In Texas, governor moves to punish sanctuary cities (Al Jazeera)

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Governor Brown proposes major overhaul of state Public Utilities Commission (LA Times)  (SF Chronicle) which would shift oversight of Uber, Lyft etc to California State Transportation Agency (SF Gate) Facebook expansion in Santa Clara has people nervous about traffic and housing (Mercury News) Anaheim streetcar hits a bump (Orange County Register) San Diego transportation sales […]