Today’s Headlines

  • BART tests Clipper card-only entrances (ABC)
  • City of El Monte plans bike/pedestrian bridge, bike lanes (San Gabriel Valley Tribune)
  • Will you end up paying more for gas (as you should) because of cap-and-trade extension? (Sacramento Bee)
  • Governing interviews CalSTA secretary Brian Kelly about how the coming gas tax will be used
  • Why affordable housing is part of cap-and-trade (KPCC)
  • Wall Street Journal says the cap-and-trade vote by Republicans is a “betrayal” and “act of political self-sabotage”
    • LA Times has a more nuanced, informed take on that political fallout
  • Stop thinking you can solve climate change by yourself, and take on polluting corporations (Guardian)
  • Ports of L.A., Long Beach set to release Clean Air Action Plans today (Press Telegram)
  • LA County will build new homes—and sprawl (Daily News)
  • Lawsuit says adding a carpool lane to Highway 50 will increase traffic (Sacramento Bee)
  • San Bernardino approves toll lane project (Construction Dive)
  • The solution for too much traffic is to remove highways (Urbanist)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF