Every third Wednesday of May, in communities all over the globe, people come together to ride in silence to honor and commemorate cyclists who have been killed on the road. The rides are solemn, sedate, and moving, and this year they will not be done in big groups.
The bike/skate shop/community space hosts a youth-led Bike Club, whose members have been helping the school district pack and distribute meals to students who can't access them because school is not in session.
Advocates had asked the commission to set aside five percent of the money to provide COVID-19 protective equipment and sanitation for transit workers and riders. The commissioners demurred, saying they didn't want to micromanage the transit agencies.
Starting July 1, the California Environmental Quality Act will require projects in California to account for how many new miles of automobile travel they produce, rather than how much congestion they contribute