Today’s Headlines

  • Santa Clarita considering bike-share (Signal SCV)
  • Among recent allocations, CTC allocates $60 million to rail projects (RT&S)
  • Public workshops to be held on proposed S.F. Bay Area air control rules (East Bay Times)
  • New study using Google streetview cars finds a lot of methane leaks (Washington Post)
  • Some people will use any excuse to attack bike infrastructure: Old entitled guy blames bicycle lane for Westminster Bridge attack (BikeBiz)
  • What California high speed rail can learn from Europe (Railway Technology)
  • Complete streets project in Windsor among winners of League of California Cities innovation, efficiency awards
  • New ebike looks like a tiny canvas car (The Sun)
  • Renters now make up half of city dwellers (Bloomberg)
  • New US DOT secretary Elaine Chao interviewed by USA Today
  • Cities planting trees to reduce urban heat island effects (Huffington Post)

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