Today’s Headlines

  • LA Times bad-mouths the High Speed Rail Authority for defending itself against Republican congressmembers who lied about Caltrain
    • and zeroes in on a passing comment on cap-and-trade’s effect on gas prices (not as big as seasonal volatility in the industry itself) (L.A. Times)
  • Cap-and-trade provides $1.4 billion for projects (Climate Wire)  Also see Streetsblog coverage
  • Ford CEO says clean fuel standards would “cost a million jobs”–but put that in context (Systemic Failure)
  • Long Beach needs a “pedestrian safety czar” like Oakland’s (LongBeachize)
  • S.F. passes stiff regulations on bike-share (SF Examiner)
  • Multiple crashes, two dead children bring “traffic improvements” to Mojave crossing: another stop sign (Daily Press)
  • Texas tries glow-in-the-dark bike lanes (Washington Post)
  • Alaska town has trouble with the idea of promoting bike-friendliness (KHNS)
  • Trump budget is bad news for California… and every other state (LA Times)

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