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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Cap and trade has cut pollution, so why the complaints? (LA Times) Legislature reconvenes Monday (Sacramento Bee) Full trains, empty parking for L.A.’s New Light Rail (LA Weekly) Columnist rips subsidies for bike-share (OC Register) Jerry Brown’s vision for sustainable freight could spark a zero-emissions future (Press Telegram) Will Assembly Bill 1899 accidentally break-up CAHSR? […]

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Oakland gets a “pedestrian safety czar” (Next City) Palo Alto bike-share plan takes another turn (Palo Alto Online) More on CA bill to allow bike riders to make rolling stops when safe (San Diego Union Tribune) Suggestion: 55% voter threshold for maintenance, not new infrastructure (Getting Around Sac) Hoverbike! (Washington Post) Despite Uber’s denial, investigation […]

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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) […]