Skip to Content
Streetsblog California home
Log In
Today's Headlines

Today’s Headlines

8:42 AM PDT on April 17, 2020

    • UC Berkeley forges ahead with major long-range plan; city objects to short timeline for input during pandemic (Berkeleyside)
    • Bay Area counties will soon require face masks (SF Chronicle)
    • L.A. County already does (LA Times)
    • Trains, buses struggle to cope with coronavirus (SF Chronicle)
    • Racial disparities: Black people dying from coronavirus at twice the rate as whites (SF Chronicle, Sacramento Bee)
    • People in Sacramento aren't showing up to be tested (Sacramento Bee)
    • Parking isn't free--maintenance, operations, debt service--so even with empty BART parking lots you still have to pay (SF Chronicle)
    • Bike-riding dinosaur cheers residents stuck at home, alarms dogs (Press Democrat)
    • LA automates more ped signals and adjusts signal timing to slow cars (KTLA)
    • Berkeley, Emeryville automate pedestrian signals (SF Gate)
    • Beaches, parks, trails in SoCal: What's open, what's closed (LA Times)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF

Stay in touch

Sign up for our free newsletter

More from Streetsblog California

Caltrans Explains Why VMT – Vehicle Miles Traveled – Is Such a Concern

And then turns around and says: oh, but new freight truck traffic induced by new highway capacity doesn't count! Really, Caltrans?

September 22, 2023

Study: What Road Diets Mean For Older Drivers

"After a road diet, all motorists seem to drive at a rate that feels comfortable to a mildly-impaired older adult."

September 22, 2023

Motorist Kills Pedestrian on Valencia

While distracted/inattentive driving was a primary factor, the non-intuitive and dangerous center-running design almost certainly contributed

September 22, 2023

Friday’s Headlines

Replace delivery trucks with e-cargo bikes, already; Carbon offsets are the opposite of helpful; Republicans push USDOT not to fund CA HSR; More

September 22, 2023
See all posts