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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State Assembly okays extension of greenhouse gas reduction targets (Streetsblog)  (Mercury News) (Union Democrat) …with more than a dozen members changing their minds to vote yes (LA Times) Latest cap-and-trade auction is disappointing (Streetsblog) (LA Times)  (Capital Public Radio) Climate change is a working class issue (Ventura County Star) OCTA considers distance-based fare structure to […]