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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Bay Bridge demolition: first section of truss is lowered to barge (Contra Costa Times) High speed rail is back in court (Oakland Tribune) Gee whiz, maybe a SMART train station in downtown Novato could make sense (Marin Independent Journal) L.A. Metro will start charging for parking at its stations (Curbed LA) New plan to underground […]