Today’s Headlines

  • CA cap-and-trade extension:
  • Bay Area expands its regional bike-share system (Next City)
  • Sometimes I don’t wear a helmet, and here’s why (Shifter)
  • Electric cars won’t save the environment (US News)
  • Parking:
    • Free parking is never green (City Observatory)
    • Video: The high cost of free parking, with Donald Shoup (Vox)
  • Employers with 50+ workers are required to offer benefits to discourage drive-alone commutes, but many still don’t (East Bay Times)
  • Video: The old Bay Bridge, now she’s going to be a work of art (Caltrans)
  • No, Stanford, Malaysians aren’t lazy; it’s just a very difficult place to walk (Vulcan Post)
  • Now Colorado’s government wants to impose a bike tax like Oregon’s—maybe they should wait a bit to see if it’s worth the effort (Colorado Politics)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF