Today’s Headlines

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  • Tuolomne County plans to shift some of its gas tax funds to facilities, equipment, staffing (Union Democrat)
  • Downtown Sacramento to get “remote-controlled” cars this week (Capital Public Radio)
  • Painted bike lanes are car magnets (Treehugger)
  • Little things that matter: Bus shelters (Pedestrian Observations)
  • Who and what is to blame for gentrification: an A-Z list (CityCommentary)
  • How to build NIMBY-proof homeless shelters: make them mandatory (CityLab)
  • State bill would allow tolls on the crookedest street (Curbed)
  • Pedestrian activists in Mexico dress up to battle for safer streets (CityLab)
  • Wildlife bridges over highways save lives–animals and human (National Geographic)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Road diet in Silver Lake is a success and will stay, says LADOT (Curbed)
  • Oakland’s Scraper Bike team takes a spring infrastructure ride (Mercury News)
  • Map: U.S. counties where air pollution from traffic hurts kids the most–hello, California (The Conversation)
  • State program aims to help with that, funding clean transportation in vulnerable communities (Yuba.net)
  • Public transportation is transforming California’s housing market (HousingWire)
  • What it means that Uber finally admits it is competing with public transit (Long Beach Post)
  • Over sixty U.S. companies paid no taxes this year (Center for Public Integrity)
  • The economic argument for sprawl housing–crushed (Planetizen)
  • Phone addiction is a thing and drivers have it (Forbes)
  • S.F. reports its scooter pilot was a success (SF Chronicle)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF

Today’s Headlines

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  • Pedal-assist e-bikes pulled from bike-share systems in S.F. Bay Area, New York, and D.C. due to concerns about brake safety (NY Times)
  • LADOT announces transit service expansions, including DASH routes (NBC)
  • Metrolink to offer free rides on Earth Day (Highland News)
  • Chunks of cement keep falling from the Richmond-San Rafael bridge (CBS)
  • SF airport blames BART for a surge in homeless people seeking shelter (SF Chronicle)
  • Will CA tax returns shrink this year? How that could affect state budget (LA Times)
  • Intermodal (rail and truck) freight facility nearing completion near Barstow (Victor Valley Daily Press)
  • Scooter companies raise concerns about data they collect being in public hands (NBC)
  • Artists blame Caltrans for whitewashing mural (LA Times)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF

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