Caltrans presented another misleading video claiming that their I-5 Freeway widening projects will "reduce pollution" and "minimize congestion." Given the past 80 years of highway building have resulted in increases in congestion increases and climate-threatening pollution, it is clear that Caltrans is lying.
Happy Earth Day! Ride transit and bike-share for free in L.A. today (LA Times) Atascadero wants to copy Lancaster’s traffic calming success (Atascadero News) Brawley gets an electric school bus (Imperial Valley Press) State officials to study condition of bridge decks on Richmond San Rafael Bridge (Marin Independent Journal) Interactive website collects your street safety […]
E-bikes can boost the well-being of older people (The Epoch Times) Report: Improving transportation systems is good for riders’ mental health (SmartCitiesDive) Mountain View offers discounts on mid-day rides shared rides with Lyft, Uber to supplement its commute-hour services (Patch) Why do Americans hate bikes? (Outside Online) Can removing lanes on a busy street improve […]
Study raises serious questions about whether cap-and-trade offsets reduce greenhouse gases (Technology Review) CA could require zero emission shuttles at some airports (Capital Public Radio) Ride-hail companies are pinning their hopes for profitability on firing drivers (Smart Cities Dive) We miss streetcars’ reliability, not streetcars (Mobility Lab) Increased turbulence is another result of climate change, […]