Today’s Headlines

  • Oh yes they did: Feds delay Caltrain funding decision at behest of CA Republicans, putting entire project at risk (KPCC)  (SFGate)
    • And, as expected, the LA Times continues to conflate it with “the bullet train”
  • Asking bicyclists in Bicycle-Friendly Communities how safe they feel (Bike League)
  • Ride angry: The joys of bike rage (CityLab)
  • Bike Davis celebrates ten years of bike advocacy—only ten? (Davis Enterprise)
  • Where was the transit marketing while the Ortega highway was closed? (Transit Talking Points Inland Empire)
  • Let’s not demonize driving, just stop subsidizing it (City Commentary)
  • In Davis, an opportunity to hear pros and cons of cap-and-trade (Davis Press Enterprise)
  • Study: Low Carbon Fuel Standard has an important role to play in fighting climate change (Natural Resources Defense Council)
  • LA has the worst traffic congestion, finds unsurprising study—so much for all those freeways (ABC7)
  • CA Senator introduces bill calling for 100% clean energy (USA Today)

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