Today’s Headlines

  • KRON4 reports “a fatal collision between a pedestrian and a vehicle” —but the pedestrian was on the sidewalk—and was the vehicle driving itself?
  • Active Transportation Program fund recommendations:
    • $7 million to Santa Barbara (Edhat)
    • The Rincon Multi-Use trail in Carpinteria would “offset some of the impacts” of widening Highway 101 (Noozhawk)
    • Millions for Chico, Oroville (Chicoer)
  • Tinkering with bicycle design (Bicycling)
  • Bike East Bay seeks support for a better Berkeley Bike Plan (Bike East Bay)
  • Caltrain looking for volunteers for bicycle advisory committee (Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition)
  • Sacramento Area Bicycle Associates support Measure B
  • Public transit is a civil rights issue (ATTN)
  • Wired says new BART car designs are for “anti-social commuters”
  • Here are the most common excuses for high subway construction costs (Pedestrian Observation)
  • New law integrates climate change into California law and planning (The Planning Report)
  • Volkswagen is still cheating on emissions (Wall Street Journal)
  • An atlas of gentrification (Creative Review)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF