Today’s Headlines

Happy Leap Day!

  • Over the weekend, lots of bike stuff to gawk at in California—at the Electric Bike Expo in San Diego (San Diego Union Tribune)
  • High-end bikes as a signing bonus: an irresponsible use of investor funds? (Record Net)
  • Making sense of transit data (LA Times)
  • Caltrans proposes roundabouts to slow traffic in Ventura County (Ventura County Star)
  • Americans spend 30 billion hours a year commuting, and it’s killing them—not to mention everyone else (Grist)
  • Technology alone can’t fix transportation: How fully automated self-driving cars could be worse for the environment (Vox)
  • L.A. is using infrastructure planning as a blueprint for sustainable development (Cities Today)
  • Does being car-free reduce pollution? Evidence from São Paulo (The City Fix)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF