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Digging a Little Deeper Into Metro’s FY23-24 Proposed Highway BudgetBy Joe Linton |
Metro shuffles budget items around, which obscures how much its freeway expansion budget is increasing
How to Reframe the Narrative About Car DependencyBy Streetsblog |
On today's episode of The Brake, host Kea Wilson brings you an extended interview with Grant Ennis, author of Dark PR: How Corporate Disinformation Harms Our Health and the Environment. Listen now.
Vision Zero Under the Microscope: Why Aren’t Road Fatalities at 0 Yet?By Gabriel Baumgaertner |
Washington D.C. has failed to bring down road fatalities because its Vision Zero program is hampered by limited infrastructure improvements, low funding and inconsistent oversight, part one of a new report reveals.
Call to Action: Help Build a Better Valencia StreetBy Roger Rudick |
Only 13 percent of people supported abandoning the Dutch-style plan in favor of center-running in last year's SFMTA outreach. Decades of Dutch and Danish planning experience shows center-running doesn't work. But the city forges ahead despite public opinion and international best practices. Join a growing chorus and tell the city to stop gaslighting cyclists and build for safety, not parking.
Today’s HeadlinesBy Melanie Curry |
Speed cameras reduce speeds (CBC) Reducing speeds increases safety (IIHS) It’s not the bike lane’s fault that you’re a bad driver (Jalopnik) 1.3 million people die in U.S. traffic every year (Washington Post) Newsom signs bill to investigate gas price gouging (Governor’s Press Office, CalMatters Spectrum) Can California end corporate greenwashing? (LA Times) Bay Area […]
Eyes on the Street: Newly Protected Venice Boulevard Bike LaneBy Joe Linton |
Venice Boulevard has long been a popular place to bike, LADOT is improving several miles by adding parking-protection to existing bike lanes