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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

What are Class III bikeways? Who's really to blame for traffic deaths? Zero emission trucks and vans are on the rise; More

June 7, 2024

Thursday’s Headlines

Pedestrian deaths are high, and underreported; Video tour of future HSSR alignment; LA Metro riders probably think transit is safe, as opposed to ex-riders; More

June 6, 2024

Shifting Gears: Towards a New Way of Thinking About Transportation

Dr. Susan Handy investigates the ideas that have shaped the nation's car-oriented transportation to help uncover what needs to change to get to a safer, more sustainable system

June 6, 2024

Wednesday’s Headlines

Bay Area reset on transit revenue measure? Smartphone data shows distracted driving is rising fast; Bel Air homeowners vow to kill subway (they must love that 405 traffic); More

June 5, 2024

Tuesday’s Headlines

Rising pedestrian fatalities can be blamed on traffic engineers, says a traffic engineer; The true costs of L.A.'s traffic safety failures are too much; Where protected bike lanes are built matters a lot; More

June 4, 2024

Report: Pedestrian Deaths at a Forty-Year High

Dangerous By Design report shows trends are going in the wrong direction in most metropolitan areas. California is no exception.

June 3, 2024

Monday’s Headlines

Bay Area transit rescue plan is on hold; Bus driver evacuates riders in midst of Corral fire; People want to walk in cities; More

June 3, 2024

Environmental Groups File Suit Against I-80 Highway Expansion

The environmental report for the Yolo Bypass project understates the true impacts of the project, according to the lawsuit

May 31, 2024

Friday’s Headlines

The staggering health improvements bike commuting can bring; Where federal transit funds are going; E-bikes about the get a lot more expensive; More

May 31, 2024

Legislature Rejects Governor’s Proposed Cuts to Active Transportation, Intercity Rail

A quick review of what the legislature wants in the transportation budget

May 30, 2024