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Assembly Transportation Committee Whittles Away at Safe Street Bills

Legislative update: Bills to require streets that are safe for everyone and to limit Class III bikeways (sharrows and signs) are amended to reflect little more than the status quo

July 2, 2024

Legislative Update: Bills on AVs

AV bills related to safety, emergency responders, data, reporting requirements

June 26, 2024

Legislative Update: Bike Lanes at the Coast, VMT in Rural Areas

Are VMT measures hurting rural areas? Or do they give us a better idea of which projects are sprawl projects?

June 10, 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

Legislative Update: Bike-Friendly Bills at the Midpoint

The team at the California Bicycle Coalition tracks bills that affect active transportation.

May 29, 2024

How Bad Is Newsom’s Proposed Cut to the Active Transportation Program? Awful.

It would have zeroed out the entirety of Cycle 7 - but the legislature has rejected the cuts.

May 29, 2024

Active Transportation Program Cut Because Administration Wants to Prioritize Highways

The Newsom administration wants to cut the ATP because Caltrans is tired of having its state highway funding tapped.

May 16, 2024

Governor Announces “May Revise” Budget Proposal

Active Transportation Program is gutted - unnecessarily

May 10, 2024

Bill to Require Speed Control in Vehicles Goes Limp

Also passed yesterday were the Complete Streets bill, a bill on Bay Area transit funding, and a prohibition on state funding for Class III bikeways.

April 24, 2024