From Alamo Square, to Market Street, to the East Bay, the Bay Area's streets and other public spaces were the scene of large protests against white supremacists this weekend. Most were peaceful, but there were a few incidents of violence.
A local assemblymember secured a promise of $20 million in state funding to build a parking garage for BART. But in the interim staff had come up with intriguing alternative proposals, and the board of directors opted for the quicker and less expensive option.
With a one-time boost of $10 million from cap-and-trade, the ATP will be able to fund more projects. CTC staff recommends a bike and pedestrian pathway in South Lake Tahoe, an expansion of L.A. Metro bike-share near USC and the Expo line, and bike-share in the San Gabriel Valley.
Mark you calendars for October and the California Bicycle Coalition summit. It will fill your bike-loving mind and soul with learning and sharing sessions, parties, a movie screening, talks by leading bike-planning experts and thought leaders, mobile tours, and more.
California's landmark cap-and-trade bill was signed today by Governor Jerry Brown. It was a speech-filled occasion: a victory celebration, a moment to crow--and a chance to warn of the existential threat of climate change.