What Are Complete Streets? Smart Growth America Raises the BarBy Melanie Curry | | No Comments
SGA's recent report, Best Complete Streets Policies 2023, looks for strong and effective policies that lay the groundwork for safer streets for everyone
State Leaders Rally for Transit Funding in BudgetBy Melanie Curry | | No Comments
With only a few weeks left to finalize a budget, transit agencies warning they may have to make deep service cuts as soon as this summer
Quick Legislative Update: Where Are the Bills Now?By Melanie Curry | | No Comments
Here's a super quick and far from comprehensive update on some key street safety bills
Redding Celebrates Launch of Shasta Bike Depot, New Electric Bike-share SystemBy Melanie Curry | | No Comments
California transportation and climate action leaders showed up to celebrate the long-anticipated opening of Shasta Living Streets' new bike space, and to champion more biking and walking everywhere
Speed Camera Bill Passes a Major HurdleBy Melanie Curry | | No Comments
Safety advocates are thrilled that Laura Friedman's bill has made it to the Assembly floor
Happy Bike to Work/Wherever Day – (Oakland’s 30th)By Melanie Curry | | No Comments
Oakland tests out a safe crossing near a high school, and there are plenty of bikes, smiles, coffee, and snacks.
Bay Area Public Transit Agencies Lay Out Their Case for Emergency FundingBy Melanie Curry | | No Comments
Senate Select Committee on Bay Area Public Transit holds its first hearing to listen
Bike Path to San Francisco Via Treasure Island Is Only for the Strong and ConfidentBy Melanie Curry | | No Comments
Take this warning seriously. Think hard before you try it, and don't take your kids. This 17 percent grade is not for wobbly bike riders.
Newsom’s Budget Revision Ignores TransitBy Melanie Curry | | No Comments
Despite increasingly desperate pleas and op-eds from multiple quarters – including, most recently, a letter from a very long list of environmental groups, transportation reformers and even some transit agencies – Governor Gavin Newsom continued to completely ignore public transportation in his revised budget. If passed without amendments, Newsom’s revised budget would leave transit agencies […]
Analysis: Saving Transit Would Be Cheaper Than Letting it DieBy Melanie Curry | | No Comments
A new analysis of the costs of not helping public transportation agencies fill a $2.5 billion funding gap found that it would cost former riders twice that much - $5 billion - in annual car ownership costs alone.
Did the Pandemic Help Improve Street Space Allocation for Bicycle Riders?By Melanie Curry | | No Comments
Yes, somewhat. More of it needed.
It’s Bike Month! Focus: Los Angeles and Long BeachBy Melanie Curry | | No Comments
Officially, Bike Week is May 15 through 19, and Bike Day is Thursday, May 18. There are a lot of supportive and celebratory events planned.