Today’s Headlines

  • Bicycles are the future of urban transportation (Bicycling)
  • Plumas County releases its final draft Regional Transportation Plan (Plumas News)
  • Richmond City Council bans coal shipments from port despite threat of lawsuits (LA Times, SF Chronicle)
  • State fights plan to move liquified natural gas by train (Patch)
  • Hmmm, maybe “traditional” indigenous practices can actually help prevent fires and reduce emissions (NY Times)
  • The case for “dumb” cities (The Guardian)
  • Report focuses on clean energy–cars and cement factories–for emissions reductions (CalMatters)
  • Uber’s attempt to skirt A.B. 5 could allow drivers to discriminate (SF Chronicle)
  • A.B. 5 faces a boatload of lawsuits (Transport Topics, Route Fifty)
  • NASA, NOAA: 2019 was second warmest year on record (LA Times)
  • Heat is decimating populations of ocean birds and fish (LA Times)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF