Today’s Headlines

  • Critics: San Diego’s bike-share system set up for tourists, competes with existing bike rentals, instead of serving residents (San Diego Union Tribune)
  • LA Metro creates Office of Extraordinary Innovation (The Source)
  • Central Valley Air quality has best July in 20 years (Fresno Bee)
  • Department of road widenings:
    • Money flows but traffic slows anyway on the 91 freeway (LA Times)
    • Grass Valley holds a public meeting to discuss widening Highway 49 (The Union)
  • Tokyo has pretty much eliminated traffic deaths with compact development, transit, bike lanes (Tech Insider)
  • Stop bashing bike racks for LEED certification, again (TreeHugger)
  • Whose job is it to make cities smarter? (The Guardian)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF