Today’s Headlines

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  • Those disappearing transit riders are being gentrified out of their neighborhoods (LA Times)
  • Bill to lower fines for turning right on red without stopping introduced, again (Sacramento Bee)
  • Maybe apps are not really transforming urban transportation (Human Transit)
  • Out-of-towners complain about road diet: “the hidden savaging of life” (East Bay Times) but the Twitter response is even more fun
  • Scooter-share is hitting the streets (Study Breaks)
  • Could NASCAR drivers be cycling safety advocates? (Bicycling)
  • Bill would increase weight limits on zero-emission vehicles, because their engines are heavier (Green Car Congress)
  • No, BART won’t build a new waterfront station for a new A’s stadium there (SF Chronicle)
  • San Francisco traffic signals break down, and people are left to negotiate at intersections (SF Chronicle)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF

Today’s Headlines

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  • Where does all that bike-share data go? (CityLab)
  • Montclair bans use of phones and ear buds while walking in crosswalks (Daily Bulletin)
  • Do crosswalk buttons work? (ABC7)
  • Widening freeways is so last century–even the LA Times says so
    • Oh, wait, maybe if one of the lanes is reserved for electric vehicles? (Daily News)
  • Trump infrastructure plan could make gas tax even more necessary (Sacramento Bee)
  • Both are needed: More housing and better transportation (SF Chronicle)
  • Oakland’s Lake Merritt gets pedestrian improvements (Hoodline)
  • Santa Barbara gets buffered bike lanes (Noozhawk)
  • After many years, commuter train coming to Santa Barbara (Independent)
  • SMART gets gas tax money to add trips (Marin Independent Journal)
  • OCTA orders new CNG buses (NGT News)
  • Germany considers making public transportation free to fight air pollution (Washington Post)
  • Elon Musk and his fantasies are not the future–they’re delaying it (Medium)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF

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