Today’s Headlines

  • Butte County congressman wants to force California to repay high-speed rail funding (Capital Public Radio)
  • Deep dive on proposed reinstatement of bicycle commute tax benefit (Smart Cities Dive)
  • Will e-bikes catch on in L.A.? (Curbed)
  • CalSTA awards $13.1m to rail projects (RT&S)
    • Including a special event train serving Coachella festivals (Press-Enterprise)
  • Push to create a regional housing authority for the Bay Area (KQED)
  • Another way climate impacts are unjustly distributed: poor school districts pay to clean up rich commuters’ pollution (City Commentary)
  • Study finds corporations often renegotiate tax break incentives after contracts are finalized–to get even more (NextCity)
  • Caltrans seeks high school applicants in District 5 for employee-funded scholarships (BenitoLink)
  • MTC hires Iteris to prepare Bay Area for AVs and “enhance vehicle flow” (Traffic Technology Today)
  • Captain Marvel takes the LA Metro (LAist)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF