Today’s Headlines

  • Seven “Smart City” finalist made their pitch to the DOT (CityLab)
  • UC Berkeley weighs in on San Francisco’s bid for Smart City grant (Daily Californian)
  • Bay Area suburban residents look to rent control (New York Times)
  • Sacramento’s now-empty railyards to become a dense “city within a city” (Sacramento Bee)
  • As power plants get cleaner, transportation contributes a bigger portion of greenhouse gases (Vox)
  • LA Times opines that cap-and-trade will “collapse”
  • Cities can’t ignore freight (Regional Plan Association)
  • Governor Brown’s plan would increase affordable housing (Sacramento Bee)
  • It’s time for Oakland to grow (CityLab)
  • Sprawl’s effect on well-being (City Commentary)
  • How to build a bicycling culture…in Singapore (Channel News Asia)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF