Today’s Headlines

  • Jaywalking laws were created to serve car drivers. Time for a reset (Governing)
  • Pedestrian deaths are 25% of all CA traffic fatalities, and almost a quarter of those are hit-and-runs (KCRA)
  • Public input on public projects needs to be rethought (The Atlantic)
  • What bike lanes taught me about racism (Melanin Basecamp)
  • Rhode Island offers e-bike incentives (Washington Post)
  • All-in on electric cars (EDF)
  • Crowded sprawl: LA is, and has always been, hard on the poor (LA Times)
  • “Builder’s remedy” could make more cities allow more housing (San Diego Union Tribune)
  • Google begins demolition work for San Jose village (Mercury News)
  • Antioch passes renter protections (East Bay Times)
  • Supply chain issues deplete inventory of new Clipper cards for Bay Area transit fares (Mass Transit, Bay Link)
  • Inland Empire cities push back on warehouse growth (NY Times)
  • Biden administration schedules first offshore wind auction (CNN)
  • Wind in the forecast: power could be cut to prevent wildfires (Bloomberg)
  • Bike gondolas! (Why?) No, wait, personal urban transport gondolas (Why?) (Fast Company)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF