Today’s Headlines

  • High speed rail to focus on route to San Jose first, not L.A. (San Jose Mercury News)
  • Valley farmers and others oppose initiative to use HSR money for water projects (Fresno Bee)
  • High speed rail faces challenges (Monterey Herald)
  • What a merger of the Bay Area’s two regional agencies could mean (KQED)
  • The Bay Area’s coming freeway revolution (Planetizen)
  • Modesto area struggles to decide which road projects to finish or abandon (Modesto Bee)
  • Interview with Vince Bertoni, L.A.’s new head of City Planning (The Planning Report)
  • Volunteer to help CA figure out how to replace the gas tax (Fox and Hounds)
  • Can startups convince Americans to carpool? (Bloomberg)
  • Smartphones don’t kill pedestrians, cars do (Gizmodo)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF