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Napa Bike Coalition solves a bike lane sweeper problem on its own; GET CEO fired; Caltrans seeks input on PCH safety; More

Kara Vernor, executive director of the Napa County Bicycle Coalition, tests out a new bike-powered street sweeper. The coalition, after fundraising, purchased the sweeper to clean up the Imola Avenue bridge protected bike lanes. (Napa County Bicycle Coalition)

  • Napa declined to build protected bike lanes because it said it couldn't keep them clean, so the local bike coalition bought a pedal-powered street sweeper (Press Democrat)
  • Berkeley should design streetscapes for passive public safety (Berkeleyside)
  • Instead of working with skateboarders on a safe event, SF police just plan to arrest them (Mission Local)
  • Caltrans seeks public input on Pacific Coast Highway safety in Malibu
  • Union Station plans include a rail bridge over 101 freeway (KTLA)
  • Bakersfield's Golden Empire Transit fires its CEO (The Sun)
  • A series of technical troubles interrupts BART service (East Bay Times, KQED)
  • Sn Diego County's SPRINTER corridor receives $10.2M federal grant to expand service (North County Transit District)
  • Ballot challenge to ban on oil drilling near homes dropped; expect a court challenge (Sacramento Bee)

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