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Melanie Curry

Streetsblog California editor Melanie Curry has been thinking about transportation, and how to improve conditions for bicyclists, ever since commuting to school by bike long before bike lanes were a thing. She was Managing Editor at the East Bay Express, editor of Access Magazine for the University of California Transportation Center, and earned her Masters in City Planning from UC Berkeley.

CA Will Continue to Undermine its Climate Goals by Widening Highways

CTC approved funding to widen I-80, and a bill that would have reformed funding for freight corridors was killed by the Appropriations Committee

May 17, 2024

Friday’s Headlines

LA Metro to get more police; Hundreds of bills die; More

May 17, 2024

Active Transportation Program Cut Because Administration Wants to Prioritize Highways

The Newsom administration wants to cut the ATP because Caltrans is tired of having its state highway funding tapped.

May 16, 2024

Wednesday’s Headlines

Transit safety approaches differ; Exxon sues shareholders to shut them up about climate; Details emerging about Newsom's budget proposal; More

May 15, 2024

California Transportation Commission This Week: Funding for I-80 Yolo Causeway Widening

Clearly Caltrans leadership doesn't take its own guidelines on mitigating induced travel very seriously.

May 14, 2024

Tuesday’s Headlines

The future of package delivery is e-cargo bikes; China passes e-bike battery safety bill; Chinese EVs are better, smaller than what a US customer can buy; More

May 14, 2024

Advocates Push for Safety Improvements in San Diego

"Fix the Fatal 15" calls attention to the fifteen most dangerous intersections in the city, and advocates offer inexpensive, practical solutions.

May 13, 2024

Monday’s Headlines

Don't cut the ATP; What if people who don't drive helped plan transportation? Coachella Valley wants a train, yesterday; Feds pledge $$ to bring HSR and Caltrain into downtown SF; More

May 13, 2024

Governor Announces “May Revise” Budget Proposal

Active Transportation Program is gutted - unnecessarily

May 10, 2024