Today’s Headlines

  • Latest cap and trade auction is a success (Sacramento Bee)
  • Delivery robots come to the UC Berkeley campus (Berkeleyside)
  • Governor Brown visits polluted L.A. neighborhoods that aren’t seeing benefits from climate policies (LA Times)
  • San Mateo County increases $ for affordable housing, reduces cuts to paratransit (Green Caltrain)
  • A brief history of the battle over the 710 freeway extension (LA Times)
  • Rural Fresno to get solar powered charging stations (Sys-Con)
  • Who killed the GAO study of rising transit costs? (Vox)
  • Republicans are still trying to get mileage out of the idea that Brown is “diverting” gas tax money: hey peeps, everything in the bill—public transportation, bike infrastructure, research—contributes to better transportation for everyone (Bakersfield Now)
  • Great—the man in charge of U.S. housing thinks poverty is “a state of mind” (USA Today)

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Santa Monica re-imagines itself as a model of mobility (LA Times) Golly! A New Yorker discovers it’s possible to get around L.A. without a car (NY Times) California needs “minimum housing” as well as a minimum wage (CP&DR) It’s not just policies driving up housing prices; it’s also geography (CityLab) Rural drivers needed to help […]

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Oakland gets anonymous $34 million gift (Visalia Times) Modesto moves ahead with road diet (Modesto Bee) Alameda gets $2 million grant for new park (Contra Costa Times) The public health implications of taking Level of Service out of CEQA (Planetizen) Driver cellphone use increasing in California (Sacramento Bee) Judge to Uber: give up the data, […]

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Highlights from Walk to School Day, SoCal version (Safe Routes to Schools) Brown signs bill prohibiting tolls on bikes and pedestrians on state bridges (See Streetsblog coverage) (Marin Independent Journal) and one modernizing electric bike regulations (Bicycle Retailer) What a transportation sales tax in L.A. could buy (LA Times) San Diego’s transportation plan should put […]