Why did passenger train nearly derail? Elected officials want answers. (SacBee 2017-05-20) Bike share starts in Sacramento. See where you can get one. (SacBee 2017-05-18) See where Sacramento bicyclists are hit by cars most often (SacBee 2017-05-18) All San Franciscans can walk to a park in 10 minutes. For Sacramentans, it depends. (SacBee 2017-05-18) Experience a […]

Restaurants and lofts have enlivened this corridor. A state parking garage may come next. (SacBee 2017-05-12); I thought the headline was facetious, but it is not; I can think of no better way to kill off an enlivened area than more parking garages and more state buildings California’s self-driving cars are rolling – and sometimes crashing […]

Homeless pit bull attack leaves cyclist ‘bleeding like a stuck pig’ on popular parkway (SacBee 2017-05-06) Sacramento’s growing faster than it has in years, but not too fast, economist (SacBee 2017-05-06) Sacramento public housing residents just got free Zipcars (SacBee 2017-05-06) Racial profiling is real, and this is the only way to stop it (SacBee […]

Are dead people taking your parking space? (SacBee 2017-04-28) California gas tax increase is now law. What it costs you and what it fixes (SacBee 2017-04-28) Five fun ways to spin your wheels during National Bike Month (Sactown magazine 2017-04-27) What Will It Take for Sacramento to Make Walking Safer in Poor Neighborhoods? (Streetsblog USA […]

Police beat black man crossing the street (it is amazing what Sacramento gains national notoriety for) Black man beaten by officer filing suit alleging abuse by police, jail deputies (SacBee 2017-04-23) More video released of police beating in Del Paso Heights (SacBee 2017-04-21) Sacramento man punched by police officer hires lawyer, prepares lawsuit (SacBee 2017-04-20) California Walks & […]

I wasn’t going to post this week, as I’m off for the wilds of southern Utah, but then I realized that the transportation bill items would likely be ancient history by the time I get back. So… Transportation Bill Gas-tax increase to pay for road repair clears California Legislature (SacBee 2017-04-07) Lawmakers undecided on gas-tax […]

Note: the news summary will not be published next week. Transportation Bill Transportation plan to rebuild California roads is long overdue (SacBee 2017-04-02) Transportation Funding Bill Poisoned by Truck Amendment (StreetsblogCal 2017-03-30) Jerry Brown says road fix ‘is not eating cotton candy. This is real spinach.’ (SacBee 2017-03-31) Is Jerry Brown finally committed to fixing California’s lousy roads? (SacBee […]