Today’s Headlines

  • Walking is the best way to access transit (Transit Center)
  • Unless you’re black: Cops beat up a guy for jaywalking in Sacramento (Fox40)
  • Construction sites are not following Oakland’s new pedestrian access guidelines (Transport Oakland)
  • Drivers will have to pay to park at SMART stations (Marin Independent Journal)
  • Santa Monica looks to improve its beach trail (Santa Monica Lookout)
  • Apple’s new campus in Cupertino has more space for parking than offices (Business Insider)
  • Transportation funding bill:
    • California’s historical fuel tax increase: What it is (Planetizen)
    • CA is doing it right: Prioritizing repair, investing in transit, walking, and biking (T4America)
    • A lot of road construction jobs are coming to California (SCPR)
    • Deals on transportation package show shortcomings of Prop 54 (Fox&Hounds)
    • Prop 54 didn’t solve much (LA Times)
  • A danger to pedestrians not often considered: Run over by a deer (SBnation)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

Today’s Headlines

|
Highlights from Walk to School Day, SoCal version (Safe Routes to Schools) Brown signs bill prohibiting tolls on bikes and pedestrians on state bridges (See Streetsblog coverage) (Marin Independent Journal) and one modernizing electric bike regulations (Bicycle Retailer) What a transportation sales tax in L.A. could buy (LA Times) San Diego’s transportation plan should put […]

Today’s Headlines

|
Hermosa Beach will rely on a computer program to help it go carbon-neutral (Daily Breeze) New Metro CEO asks: What do you want from Southern California’s mass transit system? (Daily News) CA bill to ban tolls on bridges bogs down (Marin Independent Journal) Fight over bike lane in Westwood: same old objections, excuses (LA Times) […]

Today’s Headlines

|
Head of CA Senate calls for hearing on Measure R2 spending plan (Long Beach Press Telegram) Don’t ignore CSUN in Measure R2 (Los Angeles Daily News) SF Bicycle Coalition names new director (SFGate) What’s misleading about that recent analysis of transit frequency in the U.S. (Human Transit) CTC luminaries say: Do something about CA roads […]

Today’s Headlines

|
Study: Drivers less likely to yield to black pedestrians (Insurance Journal) Bike lanes in Redlands gets some state love—er, money (Redlands Daily Facts) Bike-share a success in Santa Monica; why not in Salinas? (The Californian) Pasadena seeks public input on transit plan (Pasadena Now) Riverside Transit Agency celebrates 40 years of service (Patch) AC Transit […]

Today’s Headlines: Oakland DOT, $ Benefits of TOD, Bike Month Begins

|
It’s Bike Month! (San Diego)  (Sacramento) (East Bay) (San Francisco)  (Santa Monica) Oakland mayor’s budget proposal includes new transportation department (San Francisco Business Times) Study finds big economic benefits with Transit Oriented Development  (Denver Business Journal) Oregon provides a cautionary tale on formulating a road user charge … (Planetizen) …while CA Senator Bob Huff doesn’t […]

Today’s Headlines

|
KRON4 reports “a fatal collision between a pedestrian and a vehicle” —but the pedestrian was on the sidewalk—and was the vehicle driving itself? Active Transportation Program fund recommendations: $7 million to Santa Barbara (Edhat) The Rincon Multi-Use trail in Carpinteria would “offset some of the impacts” of widening Highway 101 (Noozhawk) Millions for Chico, Oroville […]