Today’s Headlines

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  • Santa Cruz to get dockless bike-share; Salinas should too—also trains (The Californian)
  • More on fixing California’s outdated jaywalking law (LAist)
  • Report: Dockless bike-share systems are attracting investments because data mining (Bike Biz)
  • A recap of the Silicon Valley Bike Summit (SVBC)
  • Unclear on the concept, Marin balks at longer hours for carpool lanes, because “congestion” (Marin Independent Journal)
  • Congestion report doesn’t tell us much about congestion (City Observatory)
    • …and in that report “safety” means fender-benders that get in the way of traffic (City Observatory)
  • Drivers “outsmart” L.A.’s “smart boot”–that is, cheat and lie to avoid fines (NBC)
  • Caltrans is already modifying highways to accommodate self-driving cars (San Francisco Business Times)
  • A look at the pros and cons of back-in angle parking (MikeOnTraffic)
  • Will other states join California’s climate pact? (The Atlantic)
  • How Prop 13 feeds the housing crisis (Berkeleyside)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Golly gee! Car-lovin’ L.A. finds a place in its heart for transit (Washington Post)
  • Imagining the perfect bicycle city (Guardian)
  • Bike-share startups battle for market share (Mercury News)
  • State bill would reorganize San Diego’s transportation authority (Fresno Bee)
  • Prospect Silicon Valley and UC Berkeley partner with Caltrans on connected vehicles project (Benzinga)
  • Are state regulators on our side? (LA Times)
  • Honesty is the best policy, on transit too (NY Times)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF

Today’s Headlines

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  • Federal climate change report: yup, global warming is real (Washington Post)
    • and yup, humans are the cause (East Bay Times)
    • and yup, only truly massive carbon cuts will save Miami (and other coastal areas) (Miami New Times)
  • Napa explores ban on “reparking” cars to avoid downtown time limits (Napa Valley Register)
  • SCAG asks: What else could you do with all the time you’re stuck in traffic? (NRDC)
  • While vandals wreck the bikes, advocates question equity of bike-share (SF Examiner)
  • Piedmont wants to create a “model” Climate Action Plan (East Bay Times)
  • San Mateo transit considers a new sales tax (SM Daily Journal)
  • New law gives air quality authorities power to quickly shut down polluters (LA Times)
  • Survey: Congress doesn’t have the capacity to understand what it’s doing (Vox)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF

 

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