State Capitol Updates
All Kinds of Safety and Sustainability Bills Made it to the Governor’s Desk
And some have been held for next year
CA Legislature Passes Speed Camera Bill
Now it's up to Governor Newsom to sign it
Carbon Emissions Disclosure Bill Is Headed to the Governor
The California legislature passed a bill today that would require all large corporations that do business in California to measure and publicly report their carbon emissions.
Senator Portantino’s Bike Conversion Is Paying Off for All
The legislation Portantino has written and championed since his recent conversion reflect what he's learned about safety and priorities on the streets.
Legislative Update: Nearing the End of Session
Lots of important bills are still alive
Speed Camera Bill Has Bent Over Backwards to Answer Opponents
But some of them will not be satisfied no matter what
Bill to Fund Transit with Bridge Toll Hike Paused
While some Bay Area legislators supported the idea of raising bridge tolls to help fund transit, there was enough opposition that its author, Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco), decided to put S.B. 532 on ice for now.
Asm. Connolly Wants People to Think Bike Lanes Cause Pollution
Don't believe it
Stop-as-Yield Bill Dropped… for Now? Forever?
Boerner's staff emphasize that the Assemblymember plans to continue working on the issue, but that as of now there are no details about what a "robust and comprehensive bike and e-bike safety bill package" might contain.
Daylighting, Sidewalk Riding, and Free Youth Transit Pass Bills Pass Committee Votes
Bill to require transportation planning to consider climate also passes; Bicycle Safety Stop bill withdrawn by its author