Today’s Headlines

  • L.A. Metro approves funds for Gold Line extension (Construction Dive)
  • Cap-and-trade fight heats up, just like the climate (Sacramento Bee, LA Times)
  • U.S. rice farmers are earning carbon credits from cap-and-trade (Inside Climate New)
  • Cars are deadlier than guns (KPBS)
  • Meanwhile, car commuters in L.A. insist on their absolute right to wide, congestion-free commutes through beach cities they don’t live in (LA Times)
  • Paying more for parking in Palo Alto is “absolutely outrageous” (Palo Alto Online)
  • New state rep delays swearing-in so he can vote on cap-and-trade (New Yorker)
  • CA bill would model electric car program on successful solar initiative (GTM)
  • Group files suit against Caltrans highway widening through redwoods (Biological Diversity)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF