Long Beach gets its first Walk to School Day (Long Beach Post) San Diego’s Bus Rapid Transit system falls short (Voice of San Diego) State leaders unveil reworked transportation funding package (LA Times) (LA Business Journal) (SF Gate) It raises taxes! That will cost you money! (San Diego Union Tribune) Republicans are opposed: “costly, burdensome” […]
Chris Hwang, president of Walk Oakland Bike Oakland, led a tour of Oakland's bike facilities. The group's mission: "We want every person who lives, plays, and works in Oakland to feel safe and comfortable walking and bicycling, and that they know how to make their neighborhood a better place to walk and bike."
This week's guest is Darnell Grisby, director of policy development and research at the American Public Transportation Association. We discuss the national drop in transit ridership, who rides transit in the United States, and federal policy going forward.
An easy way to fight traffic and boost transit: reward commuters who don’t drive—by enforcing the law (LA Times) And maybe copy companies in D.C. that offer bike-share as a perk (Washington Post) Report: Bicycling creates jobs, cuts health-care costs in Minnesota (Star Tribune) What California needs to hit housing and climate goals: denser housing, […]