14 hours ago
New data from transportation research group TRIP, shows that fatalities involving at least one driver over 65 years old are up 22% in California.
As a result of a federal court ruling on March 12, the Environmental Protection Administration will be compelled to do what it should have done by October 1: Identify regions of the country where the air quality violates smog standards.
It doesn't matter why—but how is pretty important.
Los Angeles Times
Despite state opposition and potential violations of California law, the Trump Administration has revived a project that was deemed impracticable only a few years ago.
Los Angeles Times
Countless ideas have been proposed to bridge the first-mile, last-mile gap: bike share, dockless bike share, ride-hailing services, circulator buses, trolleys, and, of course, good old-fashioned feet. The newest entrant: electric scooters.
California Planning & Development Report
3 days ago
Population growth creates a collision course in the American West.
Voice of San Diego
4 days ago
At stake are greenhouse gas emission standards for 2022-25 model year passenger vehicles. Relaxing these standards would likely doom efforts to reduce these emissions 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030 as required by 2016 state legislation.
Bloomberg News via Los Angeles Times
5 days ago
A Berkeley parking lot is the site of the state's first implementation of a controversial landmark law that allows eligible developments with affordable housing to bypass the normal channels for approval if they conform to local zoning laws.
5 days ago
One writer argues that cost, versatility and visual appeal makes this new building material exactly what the state will need if planned regulatory changes go through.
The Architect's Newspaper
5 days ago
Four cities could charge tolls for drivers to enter congested parts of their cities if an assembly bill introduced by Richard Bloom last month becomes law.
San Francisco Examiner
6 days ago
Commitment gets tested when a dedicated urbanist, transit rider, and L.A. County planner is relocate to a suburban office. Clement Lau shares his thoughts about the good and the bad of riding an L.A. Metro bus.
6 days ago
It's easy to make fun of expensive “adult dorms,” but in a San Francisco property market with few options beyond single-family homes, other living options should be welcomed
March 12, 2018, 12pm PDT
Public bikeshare arrived in San Diego in 2014. Last month, three companies unleashed thousands of dockless bikes, cluttering sidewalks in three business districts to the chagrin of merchants who want a time-out so the city can develop regulations.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
March 12, 2018, 11am PDT
Christopher Hawthorne, the Los Angeles Time architecture critic whose broad role at the paper included much needed focus on streets and the public realm, has announced that he will be joining the staff at City Hall.
Los Angeles Times
March 12, 2018, 9am PDT
A new report from the California Housing Partnership "revealed a wide gap between state support for homeowners and renters."
Los Angeles Times
March 9, 2018, 2pm PST
Surveys on ride-hailing conducted by regional planning agencies, academic institutions, and public transit agencies throughout the U.S. reviewed by the Associated Press largely led to the same conclusion: more traffic and reduced use of transit.
Associated Press
March 9, 2018, 10am PST
After the worst wildfire season ever, changes to local land use and state insurance rules essentially ensure that the same thing will happen again.
Bloomberg BusinessWeek
March 9, 2018, 9am PST
Politicians are taking positions on a controversial California housing bill to densify by transit. Even after amendments were accepted on March 1 in response to concerns about displacement and demolitions, the mayor of Los Angeles remains opposed.
The Architect's Newspaper
March 8, 2018, 11am PST
Renewable energy, sea-level rise, and, of course, seismic safety are all part of the plan.
Next City
March 7, 2018, 1pm PST
Arlington is the first large city in the nation to ditch public transit for a private ride-sharing service. A pilot program operated by Via Transportation has operated successfully since launching service in December, charging riders $3.
CBS This Morning