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


The Worst Bike Lane in the World?

The title of this post may be a bit hyperbolic, but Orinda really deserves attention for this one-of-a-kind bike facility. As seen in the image above, a bike lane on Camino Pablo signals that bicyclists should go straight ahead—between two right-turn lanes that lead to a freeway onramp. Yes, the right turn from the middle […]