“Active Transportation in California: The Non-Motorized Transportation Facilities Report Fiscal Year 2016-17,” highlights Caltrans' achievements of the past year as the department works towards its fast-approaching goals to increase the share of trips made by walking and bicycling in the state.
The “Drive Like Your Kids Died Here” and “[Insert Loved One Here]” campaigns drive home a point about safety that is frequently missed in other public service messaging: Drivers need to be more cautious, no matter what a pedestrian may be doing.
Cap-and-trade is working, says CARB, but needs to work harder. Meanwhile federal support is disappearing, and the administration may actively undermine the state's work. And disagreement about a definition cloaks a wider point of conflict on cap-and-trade.
The first two-way connected parking-protected bikeway in Berkeley is part of a project that includes a bus-only lane. It was supported by the local bus agency, the city, the local business district, the UC Berkeley campus, and local bike advocates.
San Joaquin Regional Transit District launched a new service that will make it easier for people who are visually impaired and blind to navigate its system using audio and tactile maps of the RTD’s boarding stations.
Staff are considering two basic changes to the guidelines: spreading project funding out over four years, instead of two; and creating separate applications for different kinds of projects. But other changes will be entertained.