Today’s Headlines

  • New report raises concerns about emissions from California oil industry (EDF)
  • Evaluating the results of BART’s peak-hour incentive program (CityLab)
  • Sacramento fears NCAA visitors will fill downtown parking; offers free light rail rides to people who can easily afford a ticket (Sacramento Bee)
  • Guessing the future effects of driverless cars on our cities: less car ownership, more congestion and miles traveled, less money for transit and cities (Curbed)  (Daily News)
  • Oh boo hoo: Freaking out because no Uber at SXSW. But for people without cars, “the American city hasn’t been fully functioning for more than fifty years” (Slate)
  • The controversial role of offsets in cap-and-trade (LA Times)
  • Feds are gunning for environmental regulations (Governing)
  • Study: Neighborhood walkability can boost your health (Futurity)

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