Today’s Headlines

  • In Santa Barbara, recognizing women who make biking better (Independent)
  • San Jose: Adobe supports its bike-commuting employees (Mercury News)
  • SCAG launches walk, bike safety campaign (Mass Transit)
  • New data on NY bike-share: who rides a bike instead of the bus? (CityLab)
  • Slower driving creates better cities (TheCityFix)
  • More than half the states have raised the gas tax in the past five years (Governing)
  • Who lives in subsidized housing? Not the poor (New York Times)
  • The real cause of gentrification: prohibiting new apartments where people want to live (Oakland Magazine)
  • Comey isn’t the only one to go: U.S. Census director quits amid funding turmoil (Washington Post)
  • Oregon considers a tax on bikes (Bike Portland)

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