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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