Today’s Headlines

  • Bike-share is expanding in the Bay Area (NBC)
  • BART plans improvements to bike station access and parking (BART)
  • The heat wave vs. planes, trains, and automobiles: a hint of what’s to come (East Bay Times)
    • …and the weather’s effect on roads and sidewalks (KCRA)
  • Cafe hit by car was not wearing a helmet; pedestrians able to get out of the way (Berkeleyside)
  • London mayor wants to cut car trips, encourage biking, walking, transit (Guardian)
  • It’s not just California that has raised its gas tax—other states have too (Fox News)
  • Placer County to try again on tax measure for highway expansion (Sacramento Bee)
  • CA bill would reduce traffic fines for low-income drivers (Marketplace)
  • Developer finds it less expensive to increase affordable units and reduce parking (East Bay Times)
  • How to deal with NIMBYs (Vox)
  • Vanity could save the planet (Atlantic)
  • Bay Area Air Quality Management District moves to allow more pollution (East Bay Times)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF