Today’s Headlines

  • The climate gap in the Eastern Coachella Valley is extreme (ProPublica)
  • Electric vehicles won’t save us – but electric bicycles could (Propmodo)
  • Santa Monica plans a (temporary) car-free Main Street (City of Santa Monica)
  • A 3-D printed bike lane designed to hang under bridges? (Fast Company)
  • California farmworkers face extreme health risks from heat, fires – with little regulatory protection (Sacrament Bee)
  • It’s a vague and confusing funding landscape for CA high speed rail (LA Times)
  • Self-driving cars are still a long, long way off (Jalopnik)
  • Did losing the commute make people more productive? (Chicago Booth Review)
  • MIT weighs in on Great Highway debate: Opening it back up to cars is a mistake (SF Examiner)
  • Feds plan to enforce higher fines on automakers who miss fuel efficiency targets (Reuters)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF