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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.

Tuesday’s Headlines

Think like Amazon to make transportation sustainable; Administrator of CA e-bike program under investigation; Richmond wants to tax Chevron's output; More

June 18, 2024

Monday’s Headlines

Locating train stations and bus stops on freeways is a terrible idea; Amtrak is breaking ridership records; Cities worried about e-bike safety impose new rules on riders (but don't build safer streets); More

June 17, 2024

Friday’s Headlines

Transit improvements in LA, SF Bay Area; Money for regional ghg-reducing projects, but tight deadlines; Tariffs on Chinese-made bikes and parts about to hit; More

June 14, 2024

Thursday’s Headlines

People in suburbs like to vacation where they can walk, ride bikes; Changing the car safety rating system could save lives; Guerrilla bike benches for bus riders; Freight rail industry can't imagine cleaning up trains; More

June 13, 2024

Wednesday’s Headlines

Constitutional right to clean air and clean water? Apparently not; The plastics we breathe; Low-traffic neighborhoods reduce pollution, get people walking; More

June 12, 2024

Tuesday’s Headlines

LA Metro ambassadors; BART to Silicon Valley groundbreaking; Uber loses case on employee label; Wales saw big drop in insurance claims after implementing 20 mph speed limit; More

June 11, 2024

Legislative Update: Bike Lanes at the Coast, VMT in Rural Areas

Are VMT measures hurting rural areas? Or do they give us a better idea of which projects are sprawl projects?

June 10, 2024

Monday’s Headlines

How to make streets safer? New e-bike rules in OC; How Manteca can put its transit hub to the best use; More

June 10, 2024