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  • These planning “rules” are outdated and ought to be replaced (City Observatory)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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