Today’s Headlines

  • CA adopts bill on clean air inside and around schools (NRDC)
  • The disastrous end of the California legislative session (LA Podcast)
  • Two cities, two approaches to public engagement:
    • Survey of Santa Clarita residents makes clear they want more bike and multi-use trails (SCV Signal)
    • City of Del Rio goes looking for public support for a planned bike path (KRCR)
  • September is pedestrian safety month – so police urge pedestrians to be extra careful (Times Herald)
    • Which is wrong-headed, according to Angie Schmitt’s new book (Curbed)
  • US Bicycle Route System adds over 500 miles of route in California and Wisconsin (Lonely Planet)
  • Santa Ana’s fraught history on police spending and a union backlash (LA Times)
    • Some cities are using alternatives to police in emergencies (Bloomberg)
  • Eviction court is back, but a few temporary protections wobble in the breach (LA Times)
    • An eviction ban alone isn’t enough (NY Times)
  • When the world isn’t designed for our bodies (New Yorker)
  • Against a Green Jim Crow (McHarg Center)
  • In some African cities, COVID has governments working on safer biking (UCI)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF