California Statewide

Commuters board Caltrain with their bikes. Photo Mike Kahn.
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
12/02/2014
Sometimes a late bus means much more than a delayed inconvenience.  For those who can afford to drive, slow or infrequent transit service can act as a push to get back in the car. But for the...
As cap-and-trade conversations continue, the future looks bright for California.
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
11/03/2014
This summer we spent several sunny days indoors with state agencies figuring out how to best spend California’s cap-and-trade funds. With the workshops over, the guidelines for the Affordable Housing...
California state seal, photo credit Flickr How I See Life
Joshua Stark Headshot
09/29/2014
Big things happened in the world of transportation policy this year in California. Caltrans got a new mission and vision, the new State Transportation Agency kicked off a robust transportation...
Kids walking to school won't get the benefit of SB 1151
Joshua Stark Headshot
09/22/2014
“Making safety improvements in school zones is obviously important, but not by increasing traffic fines.” So concludes Governor Brown’s veto message on SB 1151, which would have helped make it...
Andy Gillin Headshot
09/19/2014
Every week in California, a child is hit and killed while crossing the street. We have the nation’s highest pedestrian fatality rate among children aged 4 to 7 years old, and the second highest aged...
Shannon Tracey Headshot
09/16/2014
This morning, something changed for thousands of Californians who commute like I do – on a bicycle. Although we pedaled the same bikes along the same streets, heading from the same homes to the same...
At the beach in August? Still time to weigh in on cap-and-trade guidelines
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
09/11/2014
For many Californians, August means sun, surf, and family vacations. But for those of us involved in figuring out how to best spend proceeds from the state’s cap-and-trade climate program, it was a...
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
08/25/2014
Thanks to the California legislature's latest decision, this little girl - like all of us - can breathe a little easier. On Friday, California Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg...
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
08/04/2014
Now that the ink on the California state budget is dry, the hard work of implementation – deciding how to select which projects and programs are funded with the billions of dollars of cap-and-trade...
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
08/01/2014
Plan Bay Area just turned one year old! But instead of the traditional cake routine, we’re celebrating the birthday of our first regional plan for sustainable housing and transportation growth by...

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