Today’s Headlines

  • Santa Monica’s bike share is ready for the Expo line opening (Global Green)
  • Berkeley develops “Resiliency Strategy” (Berkeleyside)
  • Study looks at why bike share is so much safer than “regular biking” (Vox)
  • People who live in walkable neighborhoods get more exercise (Science Codex)
  • Two reports find that California’s climate change policies will save residents money (NRDC)
  • California cities struggle with plans to ship coal, oil by train through them (Sacramento Bee)
  • Progress on high speed rail (SF Examiner)
  • Marin begins enforcing bike speeds on trails (Contra Costa Times)
  • County transportation sales tax could be a hard sell in Simi (Simi Valley Acorn)
  • Why is the U.S. unwilling to pay for decent public transportation? (The Conversation)

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