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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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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