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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.

Friday’s Headlines

5 recommendations for high-speed rail; Caltrans, stop building new freeway lanes already; "Data bikes" can collect information about bike path conditions; More

July 12, 2024

Thursday’s Headlines

Santa Maria has new transit routes, expanded service; Amtrak was surprised at the success of its new east coast intercity route; CA approves offshore wind plan; More

July 11, 2024

AARP Community Challenge Grants: 11 Projects in California

For eight years, AARP has been giving out grants that help build small, transformative projects and jump-start conversations about how to make communities better.

July 10, 2024

Wednesday’s Headlines

Federal funding goes out for zero-emission buses; How to build equity into VMT mitigation; Affordable housing and good bus systems; More

July 10, 2024

$51.4 Million for Sustainable Transportation Planning Grants

Caltrans announced today that it is awarding planning grants to 89 local and regional projects that will lay the groundwork for making transportation "more resilient to the impacts of climate change."

July 9, 2024

Tuesday’s Headlines

CA is powering itself with renewables; The new traffic safety paradigm; What cargo e-bikes are looking like; More

July 9, 2024

Newsom Administration Releases Previously Frozen Transit Funding

Long-promised transit recovery funds, for capital projects including zero emission improvements and for operations, begins to be released.

July 8, 2024

Monday’s Headlines

It's too hot - we were warned about this; Homelessness is not what people think; Japan is building a huge underground freight transport system; More

July 8, 2024

Wednesday’s Headlines

Stay cool, stay safe, stay away from those fireworks.

July 3, 2024

Assembly Transportation Committee Whittles Away at Safe Street Bills

Legislative update: Bills to require streets that are safe for everyone and to limit Class III bikeways (sharrows and signs) are amended to reflect little more than the status quo

July 2, 2024