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)

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