Today’s Headlines

  • Study: Commuting by bike can cut cancer, heart disease (BBC News)
  • Menlo park approves Oak Grove bike boulevard (Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition)
  • More than 90 percent of Californians live with unhealthy air (Capital Public Radio)
  • Cultivating a non-automobile focus in transportation planning (MikeOnTraffic)
  • How we will fund the transportation bill (East Bay Times)
  • CA High-Speed Rail issues first bonds to pay for construction (Bloomberg)
  • Can infill development solve the housing crisis and climate change? (Sacramento News and Review)
  • Senator Wiener calls for more market-rate housing (CurbedSF)
  • Republican legislator accuses governor of “illegal vote trading” by negotiating on transportation bill (Sacramento Bee)
  • California, Quebec, and Ontario working together on cap-and-trade (The Globe and Mail)
  • DMV says it has been cracking down on disabled placard abuse (KTVU)
  • The Cliff Notes version to Richard Florida’s new book on The New Urban Crisis (City Observatory)
  • National League of Cities publishes a guide for cities on preparing for a “driverless future”

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