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Newsom Administration Releases Previously Frozen Transit Funding

Long-promised transit recovery funds, for capital projects including zero emission improvements and for operations, begins to be released.

July 8, 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

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

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

Four Things I’m Thinking About Transportation in L.A.

Streetsblog's favorite UCLA expert weighs in on Waymo, Cubic, 2028, active transportation funding - and invites you to UCLA Transportation Camp unconference on June 8

May 23, 2024

This City Leader Wants Drivers to Pay $850/Year to Register Their Cars — And Give the Money to Transit

What if driver had a choice between paying for the equivalent of a yearly bus pass just to register a car, or skipping the DMV and taking the actual bus for free?

May 16, 2024

More than 30 Organizations Ask the Governor to Lift Transit Funding Freeze

The letter comes a day before Governor Newsom is scheduled to announce his May Budget Revision

May 10, 2024

California Leaders Celebrate Ten Years of Climate Action

Air Resources Board report highlights progress funded by the California Cap-and-Trade Program

May 8, 2024

Sudden State Funding Freeze Leaves Transit Agencies Hanging

Transit agencies were caught off guard by a 60-day funding freeze announced on the day they were expecting the allocations

May 3, 2024

Active Transportation Program Calls for Volunteer Evaluators

Apply to be a volunteer ATP application evaluator by May 10.

April 25, 2024