Today’s Headlines

  • What does Governor Brown’s proposed housing bill mean for affordability? (Better Institutions)
  • UC Berkeley report says building more affordable housing is the best way to fight gentrification (East Bay Express)
  • San Jose: Bike lanes proposed for Moorpark, Winchester (Cyclicious)
  • Equal transportation news in Salinas (The Californian)
  • Walking school buses and bicycle trains cut school traffic in Gilroy (Gilroy Dispatch)
  • Targeted transportation funding in Fairfield train station area includes road widening (Daily Republic)
  • All the newest bike-share programs around the world (The Malay Mail)
  • Threats to car industry are creating new opportunities (Vox)
  • 67-mile urban hiking trail opens in LA (Gizmodo)


More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF


An Early Look at Local Transportation Sales Tax Measures in CA

Three California counties are considering transportation sales tax initiatives for the upcoming November ballot. Los Angeles Metro just announced its proposed expenditure plan today; Contra Costa is working on a draft proposal, and Santa Clara county has developed a scoresheet to help prioritize potential projects according to agreed-upon goals. Sacramento, Stanislaus, and San Francisco have […]

California Streetsies: Jeanie Ward-Waller for Tireless Statewide Advocacy

This California Streetsblog 2015 Streetsies goes to Jeanie Ward-Waller, policy director for the California Bicycle Coalition, for her effective, energetic, and knowledgeable advocacy for sustainable streets issues in California. Ward-Waller, who moved from the National Safe Routes to Schools Partnership to the California Bicycle Coalition last year, is a tireless voice for active transportation and […]
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California’s Gann Limit Hamstrings Needed Transit Investments

Since January, TransForm has been working with transit riders and advocacy groups across the state to meet with legislators and the governor’s office to express the urgent need for transit operations funding. Operations dollars support transit service, as well as operator salaries and fare reduction programs — the elements of frequent, reliable, and affordable transit. […]