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What the White House budget means for bicycles (League of American Bicyclists) …Nothing good (Bicycling) Transportation equity act advances in legislature (Safe Routes to School) Legislature is trying to pass 800 bills in two days (Sacramento Bee) Sacramento needs to become more bike-friendly (Sacramento Bee) Novato approves plan for downtown rail stop (Marin Independent Journal) […]
Linear transportation routes carrying riders who walk the last few blocks from their origins and to their destinations. Sound familiar? Image: Uber
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Uber’s Latest Feature Reinvents the Wheels on the Bus

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Uber is rolling out a new feature that will encourage people who use its shared-ride service in New York to walk to the nearest intersection, instead of getting picked up at their door. The company hopes that by avoiding looping through congested Manhattan to pick up and drop off multiple people, it will make trips faster and easier -- but Uber is trying to solve a problem that buses solved generations ago.

Today’s Headlines

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Latest cap and trade auction is a success (Sacramento Bee) Delivery robots come to the UC Berkeley campus (Berkeleyside) Governor Brown visits polluted L.A. neighborhoods that aren’t seeing benefits from climate policies (LA Times) San Mateo County increases $ for affordable housing, reduces cuts to paratransit (Green Caltrain) A brief history of the battle over […]