Commentary: Kill the Projects, Break up Caltrans and Partner Agencies that Refuse to Stop Widening
Lawmakers, advocates, and commissioners are just starting to get serious about stopping California's asphalt addiction. But they have to get more radical to succeed.
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
Eyes on the Street Update: Fruitvale Ave Raised Bike Lanes Now on Both Sides
And the Bay Trail connection is now open. The connections to BART and Alameda island are still wanting, but these projects show that things can get done
Pushing the Swiss Model Directly to Bay Area Transit Managers
Chocolate, watches, and transit --- three things you can't go wrong with in Switzerland. Advocates want general managers at Bay Area transit agencies to start using Swiss models for customer service, wayfinding, fares, and operations
Commentary: Bikes, Bandits, Cops and Concrete
There's a connection between reckless motoring, the lack of enforcement of traffic laws, and crime more generally. Maybe the importance of making our streets safe extends further than people realize
OakDOT Plans Broadway and MLK Safety Projects
Some good features in the plans, some great, but not much room for real input. You can, however, comment on the color of the benches.
More Carnage, More Speeding, But still No Road Diet on Franklin
Despite the ongoing crashes, the most potent tool to reduce automobile speeds remains off the table. Local advocates are outraged