Bikes parked in front of the California State Capitol building in Sacramento

No-Freeway-Expansion Bill Dies in Senate Committee

Assemblymember Cristina Garcia’s (D-Bell Gardens) bill that would have prohibited California state agencies from investing time and money into freeway expansions in low-income communities that are hard-hit by pollution and displacement, A.B. 1778, died in the Senate Transportation Committee on Tuesday. The chair of the committee, Senator Lena Gonzalez (D-Long Beach), was out sick, and […]
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Activists Are Deflating SUV Tires in NY

A secretive network of activists are deflating SUV tires in urban neighborhoods around the world to physically force their drivers to find less dangerous and polluting ways to get around — and in the process, they're prompting a conversation about the role of illegal direct action in the movement to end car dependence.

Today’s Headlines

Climate still needs to be the priority (IPCC) People for Bikes’ city rankings are a roadmap for improving biking (Treehugger) Global revenue from car and bike share could rise (Bloomberg) LA Metro to try land-banking as a way to prevent displacement from transit projects (Planetizen) Considerations for environmentally friendly housing at Berkeley BART (Berkeleyside) SF […]