News summary August 4

Caltrans surveys Sacramento sites for new railyard (SacBee 2013-08-04)

Back-seat Driver: Guy West Bridge to get a face-lift (SacBee 2013-08-02)

Interchange work points to growth hot spots (Sacramento Business Journal 2013-08-02 paywall)

Elkhorn interchange to get widening, stoplight (Sacramento Business Journal 2013-08-01)

Despite changes, labor and neighborhood groups remain opposed to big-box ordinance (Sacramento Press 2013-07-29); for any of you wondering why this is a transportation issue, it is because big box stores generate considerably more motor vehicle trips than do small, locally owned businesses, and they are part of the sprawl development patterns that many places are striving to eliminate

In Sacramento, bicycling buds part of a growing trend (SacBee 2013-07-29)

Bike rack artist Gina Ross fuses functionality with creativity (Sacramento Press 2013-07-9)

Author: Dan Allison

Dan Allison is a Safe Routes to School Coordinator in the Sacramento area. Dan dances and backpacks, as much as possible.