Today’s Headlines

  • L.A. Metro to get another top transit leader: McMillan moves back home from the FTA (Washington Post)
  • California looking for ways to connect transit, communities (Planetizen)
  • The California transportation projects whose funding is threatened (San Jose Mercury News)
  • Caltrans seeks input on statewide, long-range transportation plan (TI News Daily)
  • It’s a mess, but we need high speed rail (LA Times)
  • More about San Diego’s bike and pedestrian plan (Clean Technica)
  • How much time and money people save by using public transit (USA Today)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF

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SF Bay Area transit is fragmented, and that’s not good (Global Transit) Fed transportation secretary Foxx speaks out about the legacy of highway expansion through poor neighborhoods (Washington Post) A look at Greyhound’s new Fresno station (Stop and Move) The future of autonomous vehicles may not be what you’re expecting (Strong Towns) Seventeen states sue […]

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