Today’s Headlines

  • Here’s a quick evolution of the bicycle, in honor of its 200th birthday (DW.com)
  • Vision Zero is making some progress towards ending pedestrian deaths (Governing)
  • Go Warriors! Going to the parade on Thursday? Transit will be packed; forget driving and parking. As always, biking and walking are king!
  • The challenges of biking while female in Tehran (Guardian)
  • Lawyers try to pin a tragic crash on an innocent bystander—a tree—and on Caltrans (Fresno Bee)
  • Actually, Mr. Perry, renewable energy is not a threat to the grid (LA Times)
  • California greenhouse gas emissions are down, a little (SF Chronicle)
  • A map of U.S. cities that have joined the U.S. Climate Alliance (National Geographic)
  • Lessons from forcing Austin to allow Uber and Lyft back in (Austin Startups)
    • Meanwhile, Uber is imploding, but riders don’t seem to care (The Verge)
  • Lots of open space in the East Bay is targeted for sprawl development (Oakland Magazine)

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Fresno is getting a bunch of money to reshape itself, and wants local residents to weigh in on how to spend it (Fresno Bee) That’s no “boom”: L.A. is still adding housing at a snail’s pace (Abundant Housing LA) Math busts myths about transportation planning: we’re doing it all wrong (Metro News) USDOT: What we […]