Today’s Headlines

  • How Oakland’s bike plan addresses historic inequities (TransForm)
  • San Diego considers zoning change to encourage TOD (Times of San Diego)
  • Aw, come ON: FHWA believes optical-illusion crosswalks will cause “unsafe driving behavior.” No, that wouldn’t be the cause (SmartCitiesDive)
  • The deal between car companies and California (Vox)
  • The case against freeway expansion (Meeting of the Minds)
  • Berkeley banned gas in new homes; the rest of California should too (LA Times)
  • San Diego police enforce bike/ped safety, and local news gets it all wrong–even though they’re only copying a press release (10news)
  • There’s lots of opportunities in a large-scale rollout of electric buses (Governing)
  • A new bill to rein in private equity could be a big deal for cities (NextCity)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF