Today’s Headlines

  • Caltrans wants to widen, straighten a highway; locals say that’s too much (Sacramento Bee)
  • California, it’s time to take a stand on environmental justice (Common Dreams)
  • Air travel’s often ignored carbon footprint is huge (Daily Breeze)
  • Arguments in support of road diet in San Jose—and one specious complaint (Mercury News)
  • Advocating for a more bike-friendly Petaluma (Petaluma 360)
  • Marietta gets a pedestrian hybrid beacon (AJC)
  • Even in so-called “walkable” cities, pedestrians are being killed in record numbers (San Gabriel Valley Tribune)
  • China’s experience is what cities fear most about dockless bike-share (NY Times)
  • San Francisco examines Uber, Lyft data (SF Examiner)
  • Video: Caltrans blows up old Oakland Bay Bridge piers (KRON)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF