Today’s Headlines

Contra Costa County's DRAFT expenditure plan for its transportation sales tax measure
Contra Costa County’s DRAFT expenditure plan for its transportation sales tax measure
  • Central Santa Ana Complete Streets workshop to be held Saturday (Santa Ana Streets for All)
  • Today is Dump the Pump Day and in Solano County, at least, some transit rides are free (Times-Herald)
  • Sacramento RT lays off 20 employees to save routes—fares will increase in July (KCRA)
  • Does it have to take a death? After a boy on his bike was hit by a truck, Newport Beach looks at bike safety near schools (LA Times)
  • Orinda is first city to approve Contra Costa transportation tax measure (Lamorinda Weekly) (see breakdown at right)
  • CA lawmakers pass budget (LA Times)
    • Sacramento Bee breaks down the numbers
    • The budget contains no money for clean vehicle rebate program (LA Times)
  • Napa County government says it has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by ten percent (Napa Valley Register)
  • As California’s road charge pilot begins, truckers weigh in (Trucks.com)
  • Many jobs require a driver’s license—for no good reason (Atlantic)
    • ACLU sues court for not helping low-income people keep their licenses (SFGate)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF