Oh yes they did: Feds delay Caltrain funding decision at behest of CA Republicans, putting entire project at risk (KPCC) (SFGate) And, as expected, the LA Times continues to conflate it with “the bullet train” Asking bicyclists in Bicycle-Friendly Communities how safe they feel (Bike League) Ride angry: The joys of bike rage (CityLab) Bike […]
More than 40,000 Americans were killed in traffic last year, according to new estimates from the National Safety Council, the worst toll in a decade. The U.S. transportation system claims far more lives each year than peer countries. If America achieved the same fatality rate as the UK, more than 30,000 lives would be saved each year.
With more American cities raising impressive sums to expand transit, the question of how to invest effectively is increasingly essential. So far, few places have hit on a policy combination that makes transit more useful to more people. To help cities "get transit right," Streetsblog is launching a new series about which transit strategies are working and which are not.
Op-ed: Berkeley’s bike plan would make biking safer (Berkeleyside) Redlands, Highland working together on bike connection (Press Enterprise) The stories of some early black bicycle pioneers (CBS) Some urban bicycling tips (Bicycling) Slate’s take on the Caltrain mess AC Transit will get $ for ten new fuel cell buses (East Bay Times) On buses, all-door […]