Today’s Headlines

| | 1 Comment
  • San Jose’s Three Creeks Trail contract gets approved (Mercury News)
  • Brentwood will get Mokelumne Trail pedestrian overpass (East Bay Times)
  • In San Diego, a coastal bike ride commemorates a friend (San Diego Union-Tribune)
  • Op-ed: California’s transportation budget must do more for public transit (Sacramento Bee)
  • Trump’s budget hits transit hard (The Transport Politic)
    • It could derail Bay Area transit projects (KQED)
  • Trump’s plan to roll back fuel economy rules, explained (Vox)
    • Ontario, auto workers union oppose U.S. loosening of fuel standards (Times Colonist)
  • California looking to hire demoralized US EPA staff (Mother Jones)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF

Today’s Headlines

|
  • LA Times bad-mouths the High Speed Rail Authority for defending itself against Republican congressmembers who lied about Caltrain
    • and zeroes in on a passing comment on cap-and-trade’s effect on gas prices (not as big as seasonal volatility in the industry itself) (L.A. Times)
  • Cap-and-trade provides $1.4 billion for projects (Climate Wire)  Also see Streetsblog coverage
  • Ford CEO says clean fuel standards would “cost a million jobs”–but put that in context (Systemic Failure)
  • Long Beach needs a “pedestrian safety czar” like Oakland’s (LongBeachize)
  • S.F. passes stiff regulations on bike-share (SF Examiner)
  • Multiple crashes, two dead children bring “traffic improvements” to Mojave crossing: another stop sign (Daily Press)
  • Texas tries glow-in-the-dark bike lanes (Washington Post)
  • Alaska town has trouble with the idea of promoting bike-friendliness (KHNS)
  • Trump budget is bad news for California… and every other state (LA Times)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF

STREETSBLOG SF
Mary Ann Blackwell at the location where she was punched by a motorist last week. Photo: Streetsblog/Rudick

Punched for Riding a Bike

|
There's another “perp” Blackwell holds responsible for the incident: the city engineers who designed the street. “This is poor infrastructure,” she said, motioning to the door-zone bike lanes, which contribute to conflicts between cyclists and motorists.

Today’s Headlines

|
  • Learning from California’s experience with clean energy (Mountain Town News)
  • The case for including transit in infrastructure plans (Progressive Railroading)
  • The future car is driverless, shared, and electric (but doesn’t have pedals???) (Davis Enterprise)
  • SF Fire Department safety concerns caused long delays for traffic calming projects  (SF Examiner)
  • New book describes history of fight to put BART underground through Berkeley (Berkeleyside)
  • West Sacramentans complain about paying for parking when there is so much of it (Sacramento Bee)
  • Using your camera to improve your city (Curbed)
  • Robots are already here (Forbes)
  • Who’s killing the electric car, again? (Treehugger)
  • Cities are buying electric vehicle fleets (Bloomberg)
  • VW settlement funds will benefit Sacramento’s sustainability (Car and Driver)
  • Birmingham, England: Undercover cops enforce their version of 3-foot rule (The Guardian)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF

Load more stories