Today’s Headlines

  • More on Deb Hubsmith (Marin Independent Journal)
  • Orinda to add green paint to that lousy bike lane, but won’t consider removing the turn lane that crosses it (Oakland Tribune)
  • Praise for new path in San Rafael that connects bikes to transit center and downtown (Marinscope)
  • Study: Every dollar spent on Muni generates $2-3 for local economy (Examiner)
  • New AC Transit general manager is from Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority  (San Jose Mercury News)
  • Central Valley air officials, anticipating surge in traffic when school starts, urge drivers not to let their cars idle—or better yet, to walk (Modesto Bee)
  • Jerry Brown urges agreement on transportation funding (LA Times) (Bakersfield Now)
  • Big companies say that taxes are needed to fix transportation (Sacramento Business Journal)
  • Small Business California endorses climate change bill (YubaNet)
  • Feds threaten to withdraw grants to California transit agencies because of pension reform bill (Oakland Tribune)
  • Hyperloop to break ground on a 5-mile test track in 2016 (NBC)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF