Today’s Headlines

  • San Diego’s “aggressive” bike plan includes hiring someone to oversee it (San Diego Union Tribune)
  • Well-off communities Laguna Beach and Newport Beach are fixing their sidewalks (LA Times)
  • Bay Bridge bike path to open seven days a week (SF Weekly)
  • The very thought of roundabouts gets people in a tizzy, but they are safer, smoother, cheaper (Modesto Bee)
  • Palm Springs mayor wants to scale down the CV Link in his city (Desert Sun)
  • A Rancho Cucamonga mixed-use project will have an “east coast feel” (Inland Valley Daily Bulletin)
  • Apple gets a permit to test self-driving cars in CA (Business Standard)
  • Apple claims its new HQ is the greenest building in the world–not with all that parking it isn’t (Slate)
  • Construction contract approved for express lanes in Riverside County (Patch.com)
  • Plaintiff plans to try again with cap-and-trade ruling (Law360)
  • SB1 will help bring the ACE train to Modesto (Mass Transit)
    • And the OC Register suggests the ACE deal “broke the law”
  • Is CA winning the war on greenhouse gas emissions? (Sacramento Bee)
  • Can CA lead other states on climate change? (LA Times)

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