Today’s Headlines

  • EPA Proposes Toughening Bush-Era Smog Rules (AP via SF Gate)
  • Driving While Surfing: Touch Screens and Internet Apps Invade the Dashboard (NYT)
  • Webster's 2009 Word of the Year: Distracted Driving (Active Transportation Alliance)
  • Transport Politic: "Geary Boulevard Demands a Subway Rapid Transit Line" 
  • DWP to Repave Several Bicycle Routes in the City in 2010 (BIKE NOPA)
  • Advocates Pushing for a Vehicular Homicide Law in Oregon (Bike Portland
  • MTA Board Approves Higher Fines for Disabled Placard Abuse (BCN via CBS5)
  • Merc: "Left-Turn Lane Design to Slow Traffic at Sunnyvale Medical Center" 
  • Texas Starts Eyeing a Mileage Tax (Houston Chron via Planetizen)
  • Design Released for 10-Story Mixed-Use Building in Downtown Santa Rosa (Press Democrat)
More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill.