Streetsblog California editor Melanie Curry has been thinking about transportation, and how to improve conditions for bicyclists, since her early days commuting by bike to UCLA long ago. She was Managing Editor at the East Bay Express, and edited Access Magazine for the University of California Transportation Center. She also earned her Masters in City Planning from UC Berkeley.
Some cities are reaching Vision Zero targets (not in CA); Walking is dangerous because drivers are; How is SF's Central Subway helping Chinatown? More
CalBike Summit Preview: Senator Scott Wiener’s Complete Streets Bill
Register for the Bike Summit soon - but first, here's a preview session
To Recruit Transit Workers, More Than Higher Pay Is Needed
Labor shortages continue threatening public transit systems, and a new report adds another layer to the conversation.
Federal infrastructure bill is a climate time bomb; Homelessness is killing people; E-bike incentives; Banning gas stations; Inland Empire warehouse jobs are not very desirable ones; More
Plastics are environmentally harmful and growing; Police chases kill hundreds of bystanders; Electric truck charging hub opens in SoCal; More
Another study says the best way to cut emissions is to cut driving; Fresno County's new General Plan would invite more driving; Why do firefighters oppose safe streets? More
People fight over bike lanes but come around in the end; Drivers getting more distracted; CalEnviroScreen is "flawed"; More
New Bills Want to Regulate, Restrict E-bike Riding
Training is important, but requiring a license to ride a e-bike would have other negative consequences.
EPA finalizes limits on particulate pollution; VMT back to pre-COVID levels; SANDAG makes plans to add 200 new freeway miles; More
Caltrans Releases Long-Awaited Complete Streets Guidelines
So is Senator Scott Wiener's Complete Streets bill necessary? Yes, it is.