Today’s Headlines

  • Three separate problems—a broken rail, a helium balloon hitting a power line, a man on the track–caused major delays on BART yesterday (SFGate)  (Contra Costa Times)  (Lamorinda Patch)
  • …and Uber prices surged (CBS)
  • Sacramento considers its streetcar plan (Sacramento Bee)
  • Bakersfield will use Caltrans grant to improve bus stops (Bakersfield Californian)
  • Modesto considering changes to downtown parking plan that aren’t entirely Shoupian (CBS)
  • Mountain View prepares to release development rights to tech companies (Silicon Valley Business Journal)
  • A New Yorker tries to navigate LA by transit (NY Times)
  • San Francisco to build a raised bike lane (CityLab)
  • High tech solutions prevented Carmageddon when Santa Monica closed the Incline (Santa Monica Lookout)
  • This is how bills get passed in Sacramento (KQED)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF