Governor Brown vetoed bill AB-1290: Transportation planning (John A. Pérez). The purpose of the bill was to expand the membership of the California Transportation Commission in order to create better representation of bicycling, pedestrian, and transit modes, and to better consider air quality and land use. His veto message is at http://gov.ca.gov/docs/AB_1290_2013_Veto_Message.pdf. He indicates that […]

There are several bills before the California Legislature that would affect bicycling, walking, and livability. added: AB-184: Statute of limitations: lengthens statue of limitation for hit and run, probably a good bill AB-206: Vehicles: length limitations: buses: bicycle transportation devices (SacRT): added complicating language, but still good AB-417: Environmental quality: California Environmental Quality Act: bicycle transportation plan: no changes […]