Today’s Headlines

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  • Bike-share can save our cities–if we let it (Outside)
  • Ford GoBike launches dockless bike-share in San Jose (Mercury News)
  • Now the A’s want a CEQA exemption–when did our society decide stadiums were so important to us? (CalMatters)
  • Go ahead, move to Wisconsin–just make sure you have a car (CityLab)
  • Repealing the gas tax would halt thousands of projects (The Bond Buyer)
  • How California is spending the gas tax (CBS Sacramento)
  • Transportation benefits for Napa from recently passed Regional Measure 3 (Napa Valley Register)
  • Bird Scooter getting a lot of interest from potential investors (SF Chronicle)
  • Even people making $200k need help buying a house in California–according to state agency charged with offering help to “moderate income” buyers (CalMatters)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Cities, scooters, and the value of the curb (Curbed)
  • New group will study interactions among different transportation modes (StateScoop)
  • Regulatory reset needed for ride-hail, self-driving cars (Commonwealth)
  • Santa Monica to scooter companies: Stay, but follow the rules (LA Times)
  • Scooters are working where Segway didn’t (Bloomberg)
  • CPUC approves utilities’ plan to build electric vehicle charging stations (Treehugger)
    • Over 2,000 EV charging stations coming to Bay Area (Patch)
    • Electrify America to spend $44 million on EVs in Sacramento area (Sacramento Bee)
  • CARB releases proposal for Innovative Clean Transit program; seeks comments (Green Car Congress)
  • Using the Happiness Index to plan cities (Governing)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • The missing middle of biking (Strong Towns)
  • You can’t fix mass transit by destroying it (CityLab)
  • Walk Lake Isabella project seeks funding, public input (Kern Valley Sun)
  • They’re still counting ballots in some primary races (Sacramento Bee)
  • What the gas tax will pay for in Sacramento County, if it doesn’t get repealed (Sacramento Bee)
  • Member profile: Jeff Wood of Talking Headways (The Urbanist)
  • Yet one more reason to get out and vote: Plan to split California into three states wins a spot on the November ballot (Capital Public Radio)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • The racial dynamics of housing bill SB 827 (Next City)
  • Traffic signals favor cars and delay pedestrians (Transportist)
  • Twelve graphs that argue the case for urban cycling (Guardian)
  • Electric buses pencil out (RouteFifty)
  • Sacramento bus riders get “leaning benches” (Sacramento Bee)
  • Caltrain’s “bikes board first” policy reduces boarding times, and will expand (San Mateo Daily Journal)
  • California and car makers agree on emissions standards (Planetizen)
  • Waymo is about to multiply its self-driving fleet by a hundred (The Verge)
  • Tesla adds new self-driving features as crash investigations continue (Silicon Angle)

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