A Small but Crucial EV Program in the Central Valley Has DisappearedBy Melanie Curry | | No Comments
The Central Valley News Collaborative reports that Cantua Creek had its EV program abruptly canceled during the pandemic, and the cars were "taken away."
State E-bike Incentive Program Is Still a Ways OffBy Melanie Curry | | No Comments
There is a lot of pressure to get the program right, and a lot of interest and participation in program workgroups. And questions.
New Bill Would Improve Sight Distances at IntersectionsBy Melanie Curry | | No Comments
Assemblymember Alex Lee's A.B. 413 would prohibit vehicles from parking or stopping at the curb within twenty feet of a marked crosswalk or intersection
USDOT Announces First Grants from its Safe Streets and Roads for All ProgramBy Melanie Curry | | No Comments
The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law program will give California communities $133 million for road safety projects and plans
California Grants Billions for Transit ProjectsBy Melanie Curry | | No Comments
Cuts proposed to the Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program by Governor Newsom would affect future funding cycles, if they happen. Meanwhile, $3.68 billion will be awarded in 2023.
New Tool Helps Planners and Public Visualize Vehicle Miles TraveledBy Melanie Curry | | No Comments
Maps can help people visualize the amount of driving Californians do
Governor’s Proposed Budget Takes Back Promised ATP Funding, and Ignores TransitBy Melanie Curry | | No Comments
Newsom's draft CA budget takes into account an estimated $22.5 billion shortfall this year by pulling back some promised funds, including $20 billion from transit and $200 million from the ATP, with potential to restore some of that if tax revenue is higher than expected or federal revenue can backfill.
Legislative Analyst’s Report: Scoping Plan Lacks Clear StrategiesBy Melanie Curry | | No Comments
Fighting climate change will take more than a guiding document. Is the California Air Resources Board responsible for all of it?
Travel Snapshots: Bikes! in Zimbabwe and RwandaBy Melanie Curry | | No Comments
Fellow Californians, we are wimps
CARB’s Scoping Plan for Climate Action Calls for Much Less DrivingBy Melanie Curry | | No Comments
But CARB sidestepped real commitments on reducing VMT, even though the agency has acknowledged for years that reducing driving is key to meeting climate goals
(Very) Early Peek at 2023-24 Legislative AgendaBy Melanie Curry | | No Comments
Bill language is still very open-ended at this early stage, but Asm Friedman plans to tackle the climate goals/transportation funding gap, and Asm Boerner Horvath is trying again on allowing bikes to treat stop signs as yields
Caltrans to Report on Achievements from Statewide Bike and Pedestrian PlanBy Melanie Curry | | No Comments
The department extended the public comment period on this draft report until January 13, and is holding a webinar to talk about it on December 16.