Today’s Headlines

  • Transportation funding bill:
  • Why bike helmets do more harm than good (CityLab)
  • SMART train operators worry about potential landslides (SF Chronicle)
  • Upcoming public meetings on High Speed Rail in northern California (Green Caltrain)
  • Ontario’s first cap-and-trade auction is a success (TVO)
  • Farmers can profit by addressing climate change (Phys.Org)

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Governor Brown proposes major overhaul of state Public Utilities Commission (LA Times)  (SF Chronicle) which would shift oversight of Uber, Lyft etc to California State Transportation Agency (SF Gate) Facebook expansion in Santa Clara has people nervous about traffic and housing (Mercury News) Anaheim streetcar hits a bump (Orange County Register) San Diego transportation sales […]

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Did BART “suppress” publicizing teen robbery mob? (SF Chronicle) More about transportation bill’s companion measures (Mass Transit, My Mother Lode, U.S. News & World Report) . . . and on report that the bill is not enough to do the job (Daily Bulletin) Autonomous vehicles: Public agencies need to set rules before the industry does […]

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SoCal Senator Josh Newman responds to recall effort (Sacramento Bee, LA Times) Judge denies bid to block sale of bonds for high-speed rail (Sacramento Bee) The historic significance of the transportation bill (SPUR) Another CA legislator tries to label transportation bill’s side deals illegal (Bakersfield Now) Republican Senator bemoans newly raised gas taxes (Daily Bulletin) […]

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Census report: SF Bay Area commuters shifted from cars (Sacramento Bee) Poor Sausalito is drowning in cyclists (SF Chronicle) Caltrans is up to its old tricks in Burlingame: trees on El Camino Real must be removed for “safety” (San Mateo Daily Journal) Lodi aims to be a bicycling capital (Lodi News) Coming up in the […]

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Excellent summaries of climate change and transportation issues in Sacramento this week (Vox)  (Planetizen) More on late negotiations on climate change bills (Contra Costa Times) (The Telegraph) LA Times and SF Chronicle like Brown’s transportation plan (LA Times)  (SF Chronicle) and so does the League of California Cities (Sierra Sun Times) But others are screaming […]

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Caltrans releases Long-Range Transportation Plan 2040 (Aviation Pros) How oversight of ride-hail companies would shift with PUC changes (San Francisco Business Journal) Uber, Lyft leave fingerprints on Sacramento bills (SF Chronicle) CA Assembly passes bill to expand DUI ignition lock program (Imperial Valley News) Oakland City Council votes to block coal shipping through its port […]