Today’s Headlines

  • Climate change still needs to be addressed head-on right now (IPCC)
  • BART ridership going up (Mass Transit)
  • Decommissioned BART cars being put to new uses: a bar, a bike shops, an Air BnB (Jalopnik)
  • The rebirth of L.A. public transit (KCET)
  • Sacramento Regional Transit seeks input on its 5-year plan (KCRA)
  • Oakland seeks state grant for a bike pedestrian greenway on Bancroft (Oaklandside)
  • FHWA administrator urges cities to “aggressively pursue” money for infrastructure projects from federal formula funds (Route Fifty)
  • So much money is flowing to projects… and earmarks are back (LA Times)
  • All the different ways state lawmakers are scrambling to bring relief from high gas prices (CalMatters)
  • San Diego Supervisors still want to suspend the entire state gas tax (Fox)
  • Study: SUV, pickup truck drivers much more likely than smaller vehicles to hit people when turning (Consumer Reports)
  • UC Berkeley enrollment question “fixed” but its problems haven’t just gone away (SF Chronicle)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF

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