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Open Thread : Caltrans’ “Look Both Ways” Campaign

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Responding to a series of deaths on regional roadways, Caltrans is launching a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) safety campaign simply called “look both ways.” The campaign is using PG-level graphics and commercials to remind road users to be aware of their surroundings when traveling. According to a Caltrans press release, “The campaign is targeting […]

Today’s Headlines

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Legal, Political, Setbacks Threaten “Bullet Train” (Capitol Weekly) Rarity : Political Cartoon Focuses on Transportation Politics (SD U-T) Banner on Fresno Overpass Reminds Drivers that Black Lives Matter (Fresno Bee) New York Should Look To L.A. To Solve Transit Woes (HuffPo) Santa Monica Announces Second “Open Streets” Event (SaMo Next) Bike Lanes and Right Hooks […]
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A Strategy for Strong Transit and Walkability in Small Cities

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A leading group of transit planners recently convened in Minneapolis to talk about best practices. One of the big takeaways, according to attendees, was how leading big city transit agencies are improving service on high-ridership corridors with bus rapid transit, all-door boarding, and improved frequency. Sandy Johnston at Itinerant Urbanist has been thinking about how those strategies might […]

Today’s Headlines

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How LA Vision Zero Artist Is Reimagining Streets (CityLab) Commentary: Public Transportation Key to Paris Accord (The Hill) “Bicyclist Who Ran Traffic Light” Killed in Fresno Crash (Fresno Bee) State Republican Leaders Fleeing Trump (SacBee) Massive “Power Center” Development Coming to South Sacramento (SacBee) Controversy Around MPO Boss in San Diego Leads to Resignation Letter […]

Today’s Headlines

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La Jolla Residents Post Signs Begging People to Stop Crashing Cars Into Their Houses (LJ Light) Long Beach Mayor Gets Personal in Bid to Increase Rail Ridership (KPCC) More on Bay Area Bike Share Vandalism (SFChron) Yosemite Looks for Answers to Traffic Jams (LAT) SMART Train Still Waiting for OK from Feds (MarinIJ) Does Temporary […]

Today’s Headlines

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More on pedestrian crossing bill (LA Weekly) Pedestrian safety message is a slap in the face (Planetizen) The bike-share boom means business (Market Urbanism Report) Cap-and-trade needs to support rural solutions (Press Democrat) Chuck Marohn on California’s housing crisis (Strong Towns) CA’s efforts on housing aren’t enough (LA Times) Half a million L.A. residents are […]