Today’s Headlines

  • CA is making progress in reducing pedestrian deaths (Capitol Weekly)
  • Alameda County funds fourteen new protected bike lanes (Bike East Bay)
  • Concord BART station to get a new pedestrian walkway into downtown (Fox)
  • Metrolink reopens San Bernardino, Rialto stations (Sun)
  • Audit: DMV isn’t doing enough to end rampant abuse of  disabled placards (LA Times, Capital Public Radio, Sacramento Bee)
  • At Lafayette town hall, constituents push Senator Glazer to vote for transportation bill—he didn’t (Lamorinda Weekly)
  • AAA is planning for a future where few own cars (Fast Company)
  • And some are betting on transit (TechCrunch)
  • Animation shows the collapse of the middle class in U.S. cities (Visual Capitalist)
  • That supercomputer in our pockets can help with road redesign (GovTech)

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Oakdale gets a pedestrian crosswalk beacon (Modesto Bee) And drivers complain (KCRA) That Sacramento “jaywalker” was not jaywalking (Sacramento Bee) Redwood city seeks feedback on transportation issues (Patch) Cities need to stop ignoring bike theft (LA Times) Cupertino, Sunnyvale high schools to get bicycle repair stations (Mercury News) Transportation bill’s benefit for trucking industry may […]

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Berkeley gets a protected intersection (Bike East Bay) San Diego gets bike valet service (San Diego Uptown News) Laguna Beach tells Caltrans: we need those pedestrian safety lights now (LA Times) Bike-share stations in Emeryville announced (E’ville Eye News) Uber to DMV: We don’t need no stinking permit (Mercury News)  (LA Times) Cities are cutting […]

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Horrible double hit-and-run emphasizes need for safer Rosemead Blvd (BikeSGV) BART planning to close transbay tracks for maintenance work over Labor Day weekend (SF Gate)  (CBS) San Francisco’s plan for new Warriors Arena includes $40 million for transit (SF Examiner) With help from LA Weekly, high speed rail meeting should be “a mess” (LA Weekly) […]

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Riding a bike on familiar roads without cars is so great (SGV Tribune) Sometimes pedestrians get a head start (Sacramento Bee) California Transportation Commission allocates money for bike, pedestrian projects (Streetsblog) (CBS) SoCal gets some of that (SGV Tribune) Inland Empire gets some too (Highland News) and San Diego gets money for highway repairs (Times […]