Today’s Headlines

  • As scheduled, gas tax rises almost a whole six cents today, and media freaks out (KTLA, KCAL, Sacramento Bee, Washington Post)
    • After all, we shouldn’t have to pay for road maintenance, or something like that (Bakersfield.com)
  • Meanwhile air quality is getting worse, and emissions climb (LA Times)
  • Photos of some really bad (and really nice) bike infrastructure all over the world (Guardian)
  • Where are San Francisco’s bike-share bikes? (SF Chronicle)
  • To “deal with the problem,” Oakland proposes to close a street where homeless have been living in RVs (SF Chronicle)
  • Google wants to build 20,000 homes. That will be expensive (SF Chronicle)
  • Bids are coming in high for San Rafael bridge (and every other transportation projects) (Marin Independent Journal)
  • Bamboo bikes, made in Ghana, are trendy in Germany (Forbes)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF