Today’s Headlines

  • S.F. blames Uber, Lyft for traffic congestion (Examiner)
  • Sacramento ponders a development fee to counter traffic congestion (Sacramento Bee)
  • California Transportation Commission allocates funding for highways, maintenance, active transportation (The Pine Tree)
  • History and construction of the Oakland Bay Bridge: New online exhibit opens, lots of photos (Google Arts&Culture)
  • Cap and trade program updates (Safe Routes to Schools California)
  • Toronto, for one, is suffering an epidemic of pedestrian crashes (The Star)
    • Most of them outside the city’s safety plan (The Star)
    • Nevertheless “experts” say crashes are the fault of pedestrians (Bakersfield Now)
  • Oakland fire leads to crackdown, evictions throughout the country (New York Times)
  • New housing bill proposal tells cities: build housing or the state will force you to (Curbed SF)
  • Madrid gives itself a Christmas present: a car-free city center (City Lab)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF