Streetsblog California editor Melanie Curry has been thinking about transportation, and how to improve conditions for bicyclists, since her early days commuting by bike to UCLA long ago. She was Managing Editor at the East Bay Express, and edited Access Magazine for the University of California Transportation Center. She also earned her Masters in City Planning from UC Berkeley.
California’s Low Carbon Transit Operations Program just announced grants to 152 local transportation projects throughout the state. The awards include programs to provide free and reduced fares, expand transit service, purchase zero-emission buses, and improve bus stops. The Low Carbon Transit Program is one of several programs aimed at helping reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It […]
On Wednesday, the California Air Resources Board (ARB) and the California Transportation Commission (CTC) will hold its first joint meeting to discuss issues of mutual concern. The meeting is being held to fulfill requirements of A.B. 179, passed last year, that requires the two groups to meet at least twice a year.