Today’s Headlines

  • Five ways California can improve infrastructure to “unleash the power” of electric cars (USPIRG)
  • It’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month
    • which means crackdowns (The Signal)
    • and a call for California to ban all phone use while driving from the National Transportation Safety Board (Modesto Bee)
  • UPS says trucks, bikes, and pedestrians need to coexist peacefully
  • Muni drivers, faced with long commutes, need a better place to sleep than their cars (SF Examiner)
  • Oakland paving plan prioritizes underserved neighborhoods (CBS)
  • Vox says driverless cars will be “unthinkable” in fifty years
  • More on progress of housing-transit bill (Daily Democrat)
  • Nipsey Hussle was trying to buy back his neighborhood (LA Times)
  • Rich San Franciscans start a GoFundMe to fight a homeless shelter; others raise even more to support the homeless (CityLab)
  • Will e-bikes kill the mechanical… er, manual… er, “acoustic” bike? Nah, it’s a cockroach (Forbes)
  • Climate change denial on the ground in Miami (Popula)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF