Today’s Headlines

  • An easy way to fight traffic and boost transit: reward commuters who don’t drive—by enforcing the law (LA Times)
    • And maybe copy companies in D.C. that offer bike-share as a perk (Washington Post)
  • Report: Bicycling creates jobs, cuts health-care costs in Minnesota (Star Tribune)
  • What California needs to hit housing and climate goals: denser housing, less driving (LA Times) (Mercury News)
  • States set climate priorities in face of Trump effort to derail policies (LA Times)
  • Researchers confirm: Waze is making traffic worse (SFist)
  • In search of the smartest city (CityLab)
  • Raising gas tax is necessary, but it is not a permanent solution to financing transportation (Governing)

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Silver Lake’s road diet works (LA Times) Private Bay Area ferry services approved, coming soon to Berkeley (East Bay Times) Critics dig in on Brisbane on plan to build commercial development without housing (SF Chronicle) Brisbane claims “sustainability” (CityLab) L.A. Times endorses Measure M Why does technology continue putting cars before people? (CityMetric) Even a […]

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On becoming a League-certified cycling instructor (Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition) California drivers get amnesty for parking, traffic violations (San Diego Union-Tribune) Video: Transit Trends episode 2 looks at San Francisco’s Transbay Terminal (YouTube) GM’s investment in Lyft includes the possibility of free cars (Vanity Fair) Three ideas for affordable housing in L.A. (LA Times) But […]

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Nine things to know about CA’s climate investments (Greenlining) Sacramento embraces Vision Zero (SABA) L.A.’s Union Station to be more than a transit hub (LA Times) Report finds racial disparity in traffic stops, arrests (Sacramento Bee) Wall Street Journal on the history of bikes: “Two-Wheeled Terrors” More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF