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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BART’s bus bridge to San Francisco over the weekend worked fine (SF Gate) Sacramento’s bait bike program is “about more than bikes” (Sacramento Bee) Huffington Post weighs in on Westwood bike lanes (Huffington Post) Bay Area’s disjointed public transit system needs to be better connected (New York Times) Humboldt and Del Norte county residents form […]

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A newbie attends the bike summit, advocates for better biking in California (Bike Portland) BART incentives for off-peak travel deemed a success, but Google ends its participation (SF Examiner) Oakland is figuring out how to incorporate equity into its infrastructure investments (Transport Oakland) Is the defeat of L.A.’s Measure S about density, or transportation? (Curbed) […]

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Sacramento is way behind in planning for bikes (Sacramento Bee) Muir Woods in Marin will require reservations to control parking (so bike or take transit to get there) (SF Chronicle) Caltrans certifies EIR for major road widening project in Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz Sentinel) San Bernardino County Transportation Plan available for public review, comments (The […]

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Fresno is getting a bunch of money to reshape itself, and wants local residents to weigh in on how to spend it (Fresno Bee) That’s no “boom”: L.A. is still adding housing at a snail’s pace (Abundant Housing LA) Math busts myths about transportation planning: we’re doing it all wrong (Metro News) USDOT: What we […]

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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) […]