California

November 30, 2018, 8am PST
A bench is a basic bus stop amenity, but many stops on Los Angeles’ Eastside lack them. One resident took on the task of putting in benches himself.
Los Angeles Times
November 29, 2018, 11am PST
According to a new report by the California Air Resources Board, even if electric vehicle sales were to increase tenfold, it would not reduce emissions from transportation enough to meet a 2030 climate goal. A major reduction in driving is needed.
Los Angeles Times
November 29, 2018, 10am PST
Orange County, California has approved its 20-year transportation plan, which is designed to address an expected 60 percent increase in traffic.
Smart Cities Dive
November 29, 2018, 9am PST
They had to wait the better part of a year, but two major transit projects finally have the funding Congress allocated in March.
Los Angeles Times
November 28, 2018, 12pm PST
The new ordinance brings long-awaited legal legitimacy to sidewalk vending in Los Angeles.
Streetsblog LA
November 28, 2018, 9am PST
A lawsuit by a pair of Westside L.A. neighborhood groups has killed the Boring Company's plans to drill a tunnel below Sepulveda Boulevard.
Los Angeles Times
November 28, 2018, 8am PST
A proposal under consideration by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors would eliminate parking requirements citywide.
San Francisco Examiner
November 27, 2018, 1pm PST
San Diego will soon host a federal pilot program on unmanned drones.
Route Fifty
November 27, 2018, 9am PST
After more than 60 years, a slew of new road projects will leave the debate about the Interstate 710 gap in the past.
Pasadena Star-News
November 26, 2018, 1pm PST
Construction of the Crenshaw Line in Los Angeles will go later than expected. Metro now expects the light rail line to open in 2020.
Los Angeles Times
November 26, 2018, 12pm PST
As the investigation continues, cracks found in girders supporting the building do not appear to be due to a design issue.
San Francisco Chronicle
November 26, 2018, 11am PST
Delays in acquiring properties are costing the project significant amounts of time and money.
Los Angeles Times
November 25, 2018, 7am PST
The city of San Jose is pushing Google to mitigate the effects of gentrification and displacement at its planned transit oriented facility in downtown San Jose.
The Mercury News
November 23, 2018, 1pm PST
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.
San Francisco Chronicle
November 21, 2018, 9am PST
One of the most controversial community planning documents in Los Angeles history was approved by the city in 2012 and thrown out by a judge in 2013. The new draft environmental impact report for the plan is now publicly available.
Urbanize LA
November 20, 2018, 1pm PST
The day after California voters soundly rejected a repeal of a one-year old 12-cents gas tax increase and new annual vehicle registration fees. the Riverside County Transportation Commission launched a study to extend toll lanes on Interstate 15.
The Press Enterprise
November 20, 2018, 11am PST
Transit writer Alon Levy argues it will take more than system improvements to integrate public transit into L.A.'s urban fabric.
Pedestrian Observations
November 19, 2018, 10am PST
In a distant and expensive future, there are two new ways to get across the San Francisco Bay without a car. One will have a much better view.
The Mercury News
November 18, 2018, 9am PST
Analysis and policy recommendations from Bay Area-based think tank SPUR focuses on how poorly designed inclusionary zoning the exact opposite of the desired effect.
SPUR
November 17, 2018, 9am PST
Details emerged this week of a massive "Internet of Things" (IoT) project in San Diego, California.
Smart Cities Dive