A new neighborhood rises from the empty blocks of midtown’s southern edge (SacBee 2017-01-09)

Confused on how to ride your bike on city streets? There’s a class for that (SacBee 2017-01-08) Will Trump keep federal promises for Sacramento streetcar funding? (SacBee 2017-01-05) Commuter Chronicles: Transportation (Sacramento Magazine 2016-12-29)

What happened to that planned expressway through east Sacramento County? (SacBee 2017-01-01) Sacramento is either ‘unknown or misunderstood.’ Will that change in 2017? (SacBee 2017-01-01) California to drivers: Starting Sunday, don’t hold that cellphone (SacBee 2016-12-27)

City applies to federal government to allow driverless-car testing (Sacramento Business Journal 2016-12-23) Uber self-driving cars leave San Francisco streets for Arizona (Sacramento Business Journal 2016-12-22) Railroaded: City’s railyards development plan skimps on affordable homes (Sacramento News & Review 2016-12-22); without affordable housing, lower income workers are unable to live close to where they work, which has […]

I have always been leery of Uber. They have seemed from the beginning like a bunch of spoiled tech brats, whose only values are innovation and profits. Their business model is to exploit the grey areas of law, and to exploit the black and white areas of law by making huge profits in the time […]


I’ve been curious about whether my Walk Score has changed with all the recent development in the area, since my earlier posts Walk Score (2012-03), Transit Score (2012-04), Bike Score (2012-05), and WalkScore update (2014-01). It has! In March 2012, my Walk Score was 85: Very Walkable. In January 2014, my Walk Score was 82, Transit Score 62, and Bike […]

Sacramento just issued 1,744 late-night parking tickets. Here’s where … (SacBee 2016-12-17); wah, wah-wah-wah, wah Could Sacramento become the nation’s hub for testing of self-driving cars? (SacBee 2016-12-15); Business, civic leaders push for driverless-car testing in Sacramento (Sacramento Business Journal 2016-12-15) Sacramento eyes redesign of staid Capitol Mall (SacBee 2016-12-13) How fast should you drive in the carpool […]