Today’s Headlines

  • Bakersfield’s HSR location isn’t the best for economic development (Bakersfield Californian)
  • San Marcos could teach San Diego about smart growth (Voice of San Diego)
  • Clueless: CHP blames three-foot-law instead of careless driver for bicycle rider’s death (Cyclelicious) (Systemic Failure)
  • In response to VW’s deception, diesel emissions testing in California will change (Capital Public Radio)
  • Estimating the death toll and health effects of VW’s lies (NY Times)
  • Google will measure street-level air pollution in California (CityLab)
  • Long Beach weighs in on US DOT’s Beyond Traffic report (Long Beach Post)
  • Does “walkability” really increase real estate values? (Planetizen)
  • Cities can’t win (The New Yorker)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF