Streetsblog California editor Melanie Curry has been thinking about transportation, and how to improve conditions for bicyclists, since her early days commuting by bike to UCLA long ago. She was Managing Editor at the East Bay Express, and edited Access Magazine for the University of California Transportation Center. She also earned her Masters in City Planning from UC Berkeley.
Oakland received gold-level recognition, the highest recognition awarded this year. Mill Valley, which applied for the first time this year, won one of the ten Silver-level awards.
City removes required parking minimums and restricts car-oriented uses near its light rail stations.
Sacramento transit planners asked residents about their needs and preferences, and discussed the trade-offs. Now they've put out a draft proposal for a new, higher-frequency bus network.
Some bills introduced in the new session's first week provide a glimpse into what legislators are thinking about, and what issues they plan to work on over the next two years.
The focus of the meeting was a report showing California is not on track to reduce emissions from transportation
California has money available for projects and programs that will help the state meet various goals, including climate change and equity goals.