Skip to Content
Streetsblog California home
Log In
Today's Headlines

Thursday’s Headlines

Weight of new vehicles is causing all kinds of trouble; Two potential new Metrolink stations; $$ for HSR to fix up Fresno train depot; More

8:43 AM PDT on June 29, 2023

Future Fresno HSR Station rendering. Image courtesy CAHSRA

  • New vehicles are too heavy for transporting across the country (Slate)
  • Metrolink studying two potential new stations (Mass Transit)
  • There's a bus from Santa Cruz to Big Basin Redwoods State Park this summer (California State Parks)
  • Orange County considers moving cliffside railroad tracks inland (LA Times)
  • Mt. San Antonio College in Inland Empire gets a new transit center (Daily Bulletin)
  • High Speed Rail Authority receives $20 million for historic Fresno train depot (CAHSRA)
  • Amtrak train derails in Moorpark (15 injured, no deaths) (Daily Bulletin)
  • Encinitas declares emergency on bike safety; will spend $$ on a PR campaign, take a look at road design (San Diego Union Tribune)
  • The death cult of the American car (The American Prospect)
  • A bump in the bridge toll is only a partial route to transit agency survival (The Frisc)
  • Wind and solar power are keeping the power grid in Texas from collapsing (Heated)
  • Connecticut launches e-bike incentive program (CT Insider)
  • Exit interview with Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (CalMatters)
  • East Coaster struggles to get a handle on California (Vanity Fair)

Find more California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF

Stay in touch

Sign up for our free newsletter

More from Streetsblog California

California Has to Stop Building Freeways. Now.

"People aren't used to thinking of freeways as fossil fuel infrastructure, but they are." And once built, there's no going back, no making up for the extra driving by trying to convince people that a bus or train might be a better choice - we're stuck with it.

September 26, 2023

Metro September 2023 Board Committee Round-Up: C Line, 91 Freeway Widening, and More

Transit ridership and freeway funding are up. $14 million for MicroTransit was postponed. South Bay C Line extension draws both controversy and support. Law enforcement, Taylor Swift, bus lanes, and more!

September 26, 2023

Pols: Congress Must Bolster Sustainable Commutes to Reduce Carbon and Congestion

The feds should bolster sustainable commuting modes and transportation demand management strategies.

September 26, 2023

Tuesday’s Headlines

Newsom vetoes bill to require a human operator in driverless truck testing on public roads; Santa Crux goes all-on for hydrogen; Why CA is taking Big Oil to court; More

September 26, 2023
See all posts