Pay attention. If you don’t around RT trains, you may pay with your life (SacBee 2017-06-16) Three cyclists were hit by rocks on the American River Parkway. One has a collapsed lung. (SacBee 2017-06-16) Property owner wants ‘help’ from city to fix downtown’s most blighted block (SacBee 2017-06-16) The day of digging for quarters on the bus is […]

California Bicycle Coalition (calbike) has announced the 2017 California Bicycle Summit, October 3-6 in Sacramento. Preliminary schedule and content is available, as well as registration and application to present. I encourage you to check it out. I’ve registered. 

Sac State breaks ground on new parking structure (SacBee 2017-06-09); just what every university needs, more spaces for cars and less money for students Sacramento transit officials have been watching you. Now they want to talk (SacBee 2017-06-09) If you don’t like California’s gas tax increase, you’re not alone (SacBee 2017-06-09); Shocker! People are opposed to […]

Do major downtown businesses want to spend $50 million for a trolley? (SacBee 2017-06-03) Work about to start on biggest midtown apartment building in years (SacBee 2017-06-03) Sacramento City Council approves 3,000-home Greenbriar development near airport (SacBee 2017-05-31); This is where Sacramento plans to put nearly 3,000 new homes (SacBee 2017-05-29) Bike Share Program Expanding From 50 […]

Strong Towns had a post yesterday “Why greenspace is different from a park” that got me thinking about parks and green spaces in Sacramento. As a commenter said, it is the quality and use of the land, and the relationship to space around it, that is most important, not the park or greenspace binary.  Two […]

Sacramento’s first open street event* took place on Sunday, Sunday Street on Broadway.   Broadway was closed to cars and open to people from 8 to noon. The route was on Broadway from Riverside east to 26th St, jogged down to 2nd Ave, and then ended again at Broadway. People were wondering how this would […]

City manager called developer ‘mentally ill’ before council rejected his gas station (SacBee 2017-05-28) Jerry Brown rightly tags anti-tax motorists as ‘freeloaders’ (SacBee 2017-05-26) Is Sacramento finally becoming more bike-friendly? (SacBee 2017-05-25) What does Trump’s budget mean for Sacramento’s planned streetcar line? (SacBee 2017-05-24) Can Sacramento city and county do a better job with affordable housing? (SacBee […]