California Has to Stop Building Freeways. Now.
"People aren't used to thinking of freeways as fossil fuel infrastructure, but they are." And once built, there's no going back, no making up for the extra driving by trying to convince people that a bus or train might be a better choice - we're stuck with it.
Why Reducing Vehicle Miles Traveled Matters
“Our job now is to prioritize solutions that mitigate the impacts of climate change while equitably improving quality of life. To do so we need to rethink how we build so Californians can drive less."
Here We Go Again: Pedestrian Safety Month Means Watch Out, People!
California Highway Patrol supports Pedestrian Safety Month with yet another tone deaf Public Safety Announcement putting the onus for safety on the most vulnerable people using roads.
Calif. Gets More Money for Sustainable Transportation
Caltrans awards $54 million in planning grants for regions aligning planning with climate, equity, and mobility goals.
It’s Safe to Ride Transit
BART ridership is still only at about 40 percent of its pre-pandemic levels, and that media-fed perception of danger might be one factor in the slow recovery rate.
California’s State Transportation Officials Say We ‘Need to Drive Less’
The draft Carbon Reduction Strategy is being circulated for public comment by August 18.
How Can Buses Be Sped Up?
And what do state and regional agencies plan to do about it?