California

10 hours ago
The good news: the Clean Air Vehicle program for electric vehicles will be extended for at least three years. The bad news: not all EVs that have a decal now will be able to be renewed. Congestion on HOV and HOT lanes is a major concern.
Los Angeles Times
16 hours ago
The occupants of homeless tents in San Diego haven't been moving to permanent housing in the numbers city officials had hoped.
Voice of San Diego
Yesterday
On the second day of the Global Climate Action Summit, co-host Gov. Jerry Brown signed 16 bills onboard a new plug-in hybrid electric ferry in San Francisco Bay to spur sales of zero-emission vehicles and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The Sacramento Bee
2 days ago
A new state law meant to overcome local barriers to development is having its first big test run in Cupertino, California.
The Mercury News
2 days ago
Shocking news from the high-speed rail industry, as Brightline announced its purchase of XpressWest, which is underway with plans to link Las Vegas to Victorville, California and eventually to Los Angeles.
Las Vegas Review-Journal
2 days ago
Even if widening highways enough to relieve all congestion were possible, it would only benefit a very small number of commuters, according to new research.
Streetsblog USA
3 days ago
A report from the Global Climate Action Summit on a looming deadline set by the Paris climate agreement: ending sales of new gas and diesel-powered light-duty vehicles by 2035.
Los Angeles Times
3 days ago
Since its passage 40 years ago, the controversial legislation has remained consistently popular with Californians.
CALmatters
4 days ago
The region hopes to achieve widespread electrification of transportation ahead of the 2028 Olympics.
Fast Company
6 days ago
With the price of steel increasing significantly since the beginning of the year, the construction industry has little choice but to build through a more expensive process.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
6 days ago
A competition in the San Francisco Bay Area highlights projects considering new ways to design for impending environmental changes.
San Francisco Chronicle
6 days ago
A three-day global summit on climate action in San Francisco, hosted by Gov. Jerry Brown, is unlike other international climate summits in that it features "non-state actors," such as governors, mayors, and businesses, rather than nations.
Los Angeles Times
September 14, 2018, 2pm PDT
The ongoing quest to fix Muni enters a new chapter, after a driver shortage impacted bus service earlier this year.
San Francisco Examiner
September 13, 2018, 10am PDT
The state is seeking to protect wetlands from federal regulation rollbacks, but broader protections could also mean more costly and cumbersome processes.
Water Deeply
September 13, 2018, 9am PDT
Hoping to provide relief to renters in unincorporated parts of Los Angeles, the County Board of Supervisors has approved temporary rent control for 50,000 older apartments.
The Orange County Register
September 13, 2018, 8am PDT
John Rahaim, director of the San Francisco Planning Department, calls the decision to route Caltrain to the newly opened Salesforce Transit center a "100-year decision."
San Francisco Examiner
September 12, 2018, 1pm PDT
Measure M, approved by L.A. County voters in 2016, is enabling a slew of transit projects in the San Fernando Valley.
Urbanize LA
September 12, 2018, 12pm PDT
The U.S. Green Building Council launched the LEED for Cities program in 2016.
Smart Cities Dive
September 12, 2018, 10am PDT
Several cities in West Texas have a long history in wastewater reclamation, even using the water for drinking, due to the Texas drought. El Paso aims to build the nation's largest advanced purification project for direct water reuse.
Quartz
September 11, 2018, 11am PDT
Service on a long-awaited BART extension to the Berryessa district in San Jose may be delayed again due to equipment problems.
The Mercury News