CA State Assembly
Legislative Update: Governor Is Powering Through Bills
Decriminalizing fare evasion and sidewalk riding bills killed; Transparency and climate accountability bills signed; More to come
All Kinds of Safety and Sustainability Bills Made it to the Governor’s Desk
And some have been held for next year
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Bill to require transportation planning to consider climate also passes; Bicycle Safety Stop bill withdrawn by its author
Governor Newsom’s Urgency on Infrastructure Is Not About Climate (It’s About Money)
The administration frames its proposal as urgently needed for the state to make good on its climate and clean energy goals - or lose out on federal funding.
Legislative Update: Mostly Positive Results for Active Transportation Bills at Midpoint
June 2 was the deadline for all bills to move from their house of origin or get nixed.