Today’s Headlines

  • Contra Costa transit agencies offer discount summer youth passes (East Bay Times)
  • Get ready to party: Sacramento will close Broadway to car traffic on Sunday (Sacramento Bee)
  • Car drivers kill a cyclist every month in Orange County (OC Register)
  • Study: Physical separation of cyclists from car traffic is “crucial” for reducing crashes (Cycling Industry)
  • A look at proposed cap-and-trade overhaul (Planetizen)
  • Feinstein pledges to oppose all federal transportation nominees over Caltrain funding (The Hill, LA Times)
  • CA Chamber of Commerce joins appeal against cap-and-trade (LA Times)

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