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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Santa Cruz will hold annual Light Up the Night bike ride this Saturday (Santa Cruz Sentinel) In Davis on Thursday: A forum to learn about cap-and-trade (Davis Enterprise) Yes, Californians will need to pay for better transportation (Sacramento Bee) Bakersfield Congressional rep McCarthy flouts his clout, exposes Chao as a “tool,” stomps on Bay Area […]

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Oakland gets a new DOT for a new kind of transportation planning (Next City) Long Beach tries out a “pop-up” separated bike lane (KPCC) State begins testing pay-by-mile road charge (SF Chronicle) Green Innovation Index: California not doing so bad (Record Searchlight) California can’t rely solely on cap-and-trade (Sacramento Bee) Traveling the country via train, […]

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Federal Report on Possible CAHSR Over-runs a Lot of Hot Air (CAHSR Blog) Hanging out with bicyclists (Boom California) Cyclists are winning at commuting (CityLab) State lawmakers introduce bill to extend cap-and-trade (LA Times) (see Streetsblog coverage here) Behind Brown’s cap-and-trade allocations (Fox & Hounds) Unintended consequences of self-driving cars (Rodney Brooks) A smaller federal […]

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Making protected bike lanes on Market Street in S.F. a reality (San Francisco Bicycle Coalition) New design for S.F.’s Polk Street protected bike lanes will have actual “protection” (Hoodline) U.S. traffic deaths rise again (NY Times) Thinking about making a second transbay link—and transportation—equitable (East Bay Express) With cap-and-trade in discussion, auctions continue (Sacramento Bee) […]

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Sacramento is way behind in planning for bikes (Sacramento Bee) Muir Woods in Marin will require reservations to control parking (so bike or take transit to get there) (SF Chronicle) Caltrans certifies EIR for major road widening project in Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz Sentinel) San Bernardino County Transportation Plan available for public review, comments (The […]

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Op-ed: Berkeley’s bike plan would make biking safer (Berkeleyside) Redlands, Highland working together on bike connection (Press Enterprise) The stories of some early black bicycle pioneers (CBS) Some urban bicycling tips (Bicycling) Slate’s take on the Caltrain mess AC Transit will get $ for ten new fuel cell buses (East Bay Times) On buses, all-door […]