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To Recruit Transit Workers, More Than Higher Pay Is Needed

Labor shortages continue threatening public transit systems, and a new report adds another layer to the conversation.

February 29, 2024

New Bills Want to Regulate, Restrict E-bike Riding

Training is important, but requiring a license to ride a e-bike would have other negative consequences.

February 13, 2024

S.F. Senator Scott Wiener Intros Bill to Limit/Cap Speeds of New Cars

Speed-governor bill S.B 961 would also require trucks to have safety guard rails. A companion bill, S.B. 960, would mandate Caltrans to build for safety The post S.F. Senator Scott Wiener intros Bill to Limit/Cap Speeds of New Cars appeared first on Streetsblog San Francisco.

January 24, 2024

Attempt to Undermine VMT Rules Becomes a Bill to Study Their Use Instead

The California Environmental Quality Act added Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) as a way to measure transportation impacts, and sprawl supporters are unhappy about it.

January 16, 2024

Governor Newsom’s “Climate Commitment” Does Not Include Active Transportation

The state is committed to climate investments, but one of its best climate programs - the ATP - is apparently dispensable

January 12, 2024

Senate Transportation Committee Recap: Transit Consolidation Bill Pulled

Also, a bill from Senator Blakespear to reduce delays for building safer bike lanes along the California coast returns

January 10, 2024

Anatomy of a Complete Streets Policy

How San Diego advocates pushed for, and won, a better approach to road design

December 21, 2023

Strategic Growth Council Announces Round 5 Transformative Climate Communities Grants

$98 million for eleven community-led climate projects throughout California that aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

December 18, 2023

Feds Award $3B for CA High-Speed Rail, and $3B for Vegas-to-LA HSR

"This show of support from the Biden-Harris Administration is a vote of confidence in today’s vision and comes at a critical turning point, providing the project new momentum.”

December 6, 2023