This week we’re joined by Patrick Oliva, co-founder of the Paris Process on Mobility and Climate, to talk about the decarbonization of transport. The conversation touches on the electrification of the transportation sector and what it means for climate change, the role cities need to play in the Paris process and what levels of government work best to address climate change, and what the focus should be for mayors in the coming decade.
S.F. bike rental companies fear new bike-share pricing plan will destroy them (SF Examiner) Berkeley to make changes to its protected intersection (Berkeleyside) But American Canyon can’t figure out how to fix a dangerous intersection (Times Herald) Everything you need to know about the new Transbay Transit Center (Curbed) How people crossed the S.F. Bay […]
A recent survey commissioned by the California Bicycle Coalition found the California voters favor investments in a multi-modal, inclusive transportation system. More than two thirds of the California voters surveyed said they support investing in “complete streets” that are safe for all users, not just people in cars. And nearly half said they believe such […]
"Alemany is a high-injury corridor--one of the 12 percent of city streets that account for 70 percent of severe and fatal crashes. So this tragic death is not an 'accident'--it's a predictable result of a dangerous transportation system," said Cathy DeLuca, Interim Executive Director of Walk San Francisco.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan's transport strategy for the next 25 years lays out a vision for how his city, expected to add 1.5 million people by 2041 on top of its current 9 million residents, is planning to keep moving while reducing pollution and improving quality of life. The big idea: Cars are the problem, not the solution.
Here’s a quick quiz: Can you identify these cities just by a map of their bike infrastructure? (Guardian) Seriously, Long Beach, just promote Bike Index, don’t build a new bike registry app (Long Beach Post) Sacramento businesses agree to tax themselves to fund a streetcar (Sacramento Bee) Thinking about public transit ridership: No such thing […]