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9:31 AM PST on January 4, 2016

    • CalBike reports on its accomplishments for 2015 (California Bicycle Coalition)
    • Caltrans issues new guidelines for protected bikeways (Caltrans)
    • New statewide bike laws are not really new:
      • Bikes must pull over to let vehicles pass if five or more cars are piled up behind them—same as other slow vehicles (KRCR News)
      • Only one earplug, earbud, headphone, earphone, what have you: keep one ear uncovered, everyone, including bike riders (Ventura County Star)
      • Electric bikes are now categorized and can ride on some bike paths (OC Weekly)
    • BART's new escalator update shows many in San Francisco out of commission (Hoodline)
    • San Mateo City Council seeks money for bike, pedestrian projects (San Mateo Daily Journal)
    • Don't widen the Capitol Freeway in Sacramento, Caltrans; tear it down (Systemic Failure)
      • Oh, and maybe that leftover bit of the 2 in Glendale as well, while you're at it (LA Times)
    • What's ahead for high speed rail and transportation funding (The Business Journal)
    • Massive transportation projects move forward in Solano County (Daily Republic)
    • And a reminder that it's not really that cold in California: at this bicycle race, the bicycles froze (Mirror)

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