Today’s Headlines

  • Video: Caltrans launches in-house bike-share for employees in downtown Sacramento (YouTube)
  • More pondering about why bike-share isn’t killing anyone (City Lab) (Momentum Mag)
  • Transportation sales taxes: How high is too high? (Planetizen)
  • The high costs of parking requirements (City Observatory)
  • San Francisco neighbors get help from the city to transform alleys into pleasant spaces (Hoodline)
  • States with strict teen driving laws find they reduce other crimes too (Governing)
  • Millennials in boxes: Soaring housing prices are no joke (Nonprofit Quarterly)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF

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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 […]

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San Francisco Bicycle Coalition executive director Noah Budnick steps down (SFBC) This Friday, ride bike-share for free in the Bay Area (preregistration required) (Bay Area Bike Share) Supervisor calls for hearing on removing Muni overhead wires for Super Bowl party (Examiner) The myth of “no public funding” for new Raiders, Warriors projects (San Francisco Business […]

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