Today’s Headlines

  • Cap-and-Trade:
    • Brown signs pollution regulation bill, companion to cap-and-trade deal (LA Times)
    • Businesses spent lots in the lead-up to vote (E&E News)
    • A breakdown of cap-and-trade from an environmental justice perspective (Medium)
    • Deal unfair to Central Valley–where peeps gotta drive (Modesto Bee)
    • New York Times marvels at California climate change policies
    • Why cap-and-trade rather than carbon tax (GreenBiz)
  • Google Maps is already producing what the air regulation bill calls for: block-by-block air quality maps (Tech Crunch)
  • Paratransit leaves drivers broke, riders stranded (East Bay Express)
  • Development at BART stations slows to a crawl (San Francisco Business Times)
  • Alameda adds bike safety lessons to P.E. classes (East Bay Times)
  • Small daily ridership at Metrolink station shrinks when parking fee implemented (Daily Bulletin)
  • Orange County continues to expand 405, despite research saying it won’t reduce congestion (LongBeachize)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF