Today’s Headlines

  • More on L.A. Metro considering congestion pricing (Curbed)
  • Federal shutdown is screwing with cities (CityLab)
  • How California could build the housing it needs (Bay City Beacon)
  • State law speeds up housing project in Berkeley (Berkeleyside)
  • LA voters passed a tax to support transit but don’t ride it (CityLab)
  • The way we’re building cities contributes to serious urban flooding (NRDC)
  • Portland’s “Opportunity Zone” is attracting investment–with mixed results (Bloomberg)
  • Consultant shows most public comments opposed cancellation of Toronto’s cap-and-trade program (The Star)
  • Meanwhile Toronto protected bike lanes show “shockingly” positive results for all users (Planetizen)
  • Cool way to use plastic waste: turn it into street furniture (New Atlas)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF