Today’s Headlines

  • It’s Walk to Work Day, and way past time to put pedestrians first (TreeHugger)
  • It’s also Distracted Driving Month—not a celebration—and Merced police, among others, plans to step up enforcement (Merced Sun Star)
  • Davis passes bike-share ordinance, JUMP bikes coming (Davis Enterprise)
  • And he tops himself! Sacramento sheriff blames “paid protestors” for “agitating” still-unnamed deputy who crashed into a woman and drove away (Capital Public Radio)
  • Only one car company has applied for permit to test driverless cars in California (Curbed)
  • Waymo plans way more expansion of self-driving cars (The Atlantic)
  • How the humble bicycle can save our cities (Fast Company)
  • FlixBus plans to launch California routes this summer (Mercury News, Washington Post)
  • Caltrans wants input on freight plan (Progressive Railroading)
  • San Francisco Supervisors vote to oppose housing bill SB 827 (SF Examiner)
  • Cities are increasingly taxing Uber and Lyft for transit (Governing
  • South Coast Air District may reject staff proposal to regulate emissions because it might “hinder growth” (LA Times)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF