Today’s Headlines

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No, distracted walking is not causing the dramatic increase in pedestrian deaths (Treehugger) Coverage of CA transportation funding package (Streetsblog) (Santa Cruz Sentinel) (San Francisco Chronicle) Lots of editorial support urging legislature to pass it (San Luis Obispo Tribune) (East Bay Times) (Mercury News) But Republicans still call paying for roads “looting taxpayers” (LA Times) […]

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Thank you, legislature, for passing a transportation bill (The Californian) How transportation bill could help San Jose commuters (Mercury News) BART won’t have to make deep service cuts thanks to state transportation bill (SF Gate, SF Bay) Some are already plotting to use gas tax increase for new highways (Systemic Failure) Fear that EPA request […]

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News Flash (Video): Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty leads a bike ride and talks about bike facilities (YouTube) Budget deadline looms in CA (San Jose Mercury News) Cap-and-trade funding discussion separated from CA budget process (Sacramento Business Journal) Why CA gas prices are high (hint: it’s not cap-and-trade or “hidden” gas taxes) (CBS) Wall Street Journal […]

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Cheap gas ain’t cheap (CityCommentary) CA Senate, Assembly transportation leaders release compromise funding plan (LA Times) Editorial: Passing climate change bill will benefit all Californians (Mercury News) More on cap-and-trade expenditure plan from Senate: It will benefit communities (EDF) And create jobs (MarketWired) TRIP report: Traffic, poor roads are costing you money. Left unsaid: So […]

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Oil companies gave big money to Assemblymembers who opposed legislation to reduce gas use (San Jose Mercury News) How much money candidates are collecting, and from whom (Sacramento Bee) Ventura County urged to place transportation sales tax measure on ballot (VC Star) Mendocino, having spent most of its state transportation funds on Willits bypass, feels […]

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Berkeley gets a protected intersection (Bike East Bay) San Diego gets bike valet service (San Diego Uptown News) Laguna Beach tells Caltrans: we need those pedestrian safety lights now (LA Times) Bike-share stations in Emeryville announced (E’ville Eye News) Uber to DMV: We don’t need no stinking permit (Mercury News)  (LA Times) Cities are cutting […]