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


Bike Month in the East Bay: Where Bike to Work Day Began?

It’s generally acknowledged that Bike to Work Day was started by the League of American Bicyclists—then called the League of American Wheelmen—in 1956. Rumor has it (can anyone confirm this?) that in California the first Bike to Work Day event took place in San Diego circa 1993. What’s indisputable is that Bike East Bay, then […]