Today’s Headlines

  • Demand-responsive parking pricing program gets thumbs up from Berkeley residents, city manager (Berkeleyside)
  • AC Transit may get double-decker buses (Oakland Tribune)
  • Major upgrades coming to Metro’s Rosa Parks station (UrbanizeLA)
  • BART to close transbay tube for repairs two weekends in August, September (SF Examiner)
  • Stockton approves plan to incentivize downtown development (Stockton City Limits)
  • More on LA Metro’s Blue Ribbon recommendations (CityLab)
  • More about local control of Pacific Surfliner train (KPCC)
  • Driverless taxis could lower emissions (NextCity)
  • Urban density isn’t as dense as it used to be (Grist)
  • Interview with Santa Monica city manager Rick Cole, Part II (Santa Monica Next)
  • In Paris, with a goal to triple bike trips (hello, California!), bicyclists will be allowed to go through some red lights; yes, they tested the concept (BBC News)
  • Night Riders/Bike Party—in St Petersburg (The Calvert Journal)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF