Today’s Headlines

  • Neighborhoods that were redlined tend to have more pavement, fewer trees, and higher temperatures than better-off areas (National Geographic)
  • California built its highways for speed, so no surprise: drivers are speeding (CBS)
  • Sunnyvale wants a connected, safe bike network, too (Mercury News)
  • L.A. should build housing on its underused commercial corridors served by transit (CityWatch)
  • SCAG formally adopts long-range plan “Connect SoCal” (Patch)
  • Stanford report: Sea level rise is going to muck with car commutes (AJOT)
  • SMART to acquire, run freight operations (Marin Independent Journal)
  • Riding a bike while black remains dangerous (Mother Jones)
  • Californians are capable of conserving power when they need to – like under threat of a blackout (SF Chronicle)
  • LA Times‘ Vartabedian sounds the death knell for high-speed rail, again
  • California’s current eviction protections, explained (CalMatters)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF