The State DOT is trying to blame the feds for the abrupt cancellation of a beloved safety program for children. But other states have been managing just fine.
This week, the Safe Routes to School National Conference convenes in Minneapolis, a progressive city determined to become the most bicycle friendly in the nation. But even here, far from the nation’s capital, in a region celebrated for its massive greenway system, drama inside the Beltway has instilled an air of urgency to the event. […]
North Carolina is ending a relatively inexpensive program aimed at helping students walk and bike to school. Meanwhile there's no shortage of money for highways.
This article is cross-posted from the blog of former Streetsblog SF editor Bryan Goebel, who’s aiming to launch a new website “devoted to sustained coverage of biking, walking and transit issues in Sacramento, both at the Capitol and locally.” You can also follow Bryan on Twitter. A proposal in Governor Jerry Brown’s budget that would change how the administration doles […]
CTC staff have recommended 63 projects that had previously applied for ATP grants, but didn't get them, for funding. Also 21 already-awarded projects will get their money sooner--some as soon as this year.
Rep. Jim Oberstar died peacefully in his sleep early Saturday morning at the age of 79. He represented Minnesota’s 8th Congressional district for 18 terms, from 1975 to 2011. Oberstar served on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee the entire time, and as its chair for the last four years. He was known for his passion for […]