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Melanie Curry

Streetsblog California editor Melanie Curry has been thinking about transportation, and how to improve conditions for bicyclists, since her early days commuting by bike to UCLA long ago. She was Managing Editor at the East Bay Express, and edited Access Magazine for the University of California Transportation Center. She also earned her Masters in City Planning from UC Berkeley.

CA Is Drafting its Interregional Transportation Improvement Program and Wants Your Input

Two hearings (Wednesday November 1 and November 8) discuss the program's purpose and take public comments on interregional transportation needs

October 31, 2023

Tuesday’s Headlines

Build a network for bike lanes for the children; Dire new information about climate change; House Repubs want to block any funding for CA high-speed rail; More

October 31, 2023

Monday’s Headlines

Why LA refused to even talk about removing a freeway; BART floats idea of consolidating agencies; Ward-Waller explains why she lost her job at Caltrans; Susan Handy on car dependency; More

October 30, 2023

Wednesday’s Headlines

Lots of attention on Cruise losing its license to drive; Has massive housing boom in Berkeley led to lower rents?

October 25, 2023

California Transportation Commission Chair: “Widen Freeways for the People”

Widening highways now is a way to keep the status quo in place for years into the future, when we need to change that status quo with alacrity.

October 24, 2023

Tuesday’s Headlines

What makes a person on a bike feel comfortable riding? Navigating politically difficult conversations as an advocate; U.S. "Highway Trust Fund" is emptying out; More

October 24, 2023

Monday’s Headlines

We know how to reduce pedestrian deaths, but will we do what it takes? CA allocates tons of money to roads; Bikes will save us! More

October 23, 2023

Fresno to Host International Transportation Innovations Summit

PEDAL, a regional and international conference for transportation professionals, policymakers, active and multi-modal transportation advocates, will be held in Fresno on October 27.

October 20, 2023

Friday’s Headlines

Bus lanes booming in LA; San Diego transit building housing; California building highway lanes; More

October 20, 2023