Today’s Headlines

  • An update on Davis, home to America’s first bike lane (Outside)
  • CA transportation funding bill moves forward (LA Times)
  • Do toll roads hurt the poor? (Strong Towns)
  • Bay Bridge bike path still only open on weekends (SF Chronicle)
  • Surprise! BART’s cute Oakland connector is losing money (SF Chronicle)
  • Get kids riding transit, and they’re more likely to be lifelong riders (Planetizen)
  • Orange County transit faces challenges (Voice of OC)
  • A clear-eyed take on the Caltrain/high speed rail funding snafu (Courthouse News Service)
  • Expired rule on federal environmental process could delay California projects (Sacramento Bee)
  • California needs to go big on housing (California Economic Summit)
  • Self-driving cars can’t solve congestion, but economics can (NY Times)
  • Melbourne’s pedestrian signal featuring a skirt wearer is causing a stir (Press Reader)  (RGVproud)

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Hey, San Diego bike riders: Here’s a map of where you’re likely to get a ticket for going through a stop sign (San Diego Union Tribune) CA Republican Congressman Kevin McCarthy ignored business plea to help Caltrain (SF Chronicle) SCAG approves funding for streetcar, active transportation in Glendale, Burbank (Mass Transit) CA Assembly floats proposal […]

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