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Palo Alto Can’t Crack Down on Leaded Fuel, Airport Noise


The Federal Aviation Administration won't allow the Palo Alto City Council to address issues a the Palo Alto Airport.

Biden Proposes Big Boost to Silicon Valley BART


The Biden administration included a major gift to the Bay Area in its federal budget proposal: $500 million to build BART through San Jose.

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Image caption: Caltrans has received $680,000 in federal funding to explore alternatives for reconnecting communities along the I-980 in Oakland.
Rerouting Past Wrongs

California lawmakers are exploring ways to reconnect urban neighborhoods torn asunder during the interstate highway construction boom of the 1950s and ’60s.

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California bullet train project still lacks needed financing

California's bullet train project is still lacking enough money to complete its initial segment in the San Joaquin Valley, much less financing for a statewide system.

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Seniors, Bicyclists, Veterans to Benefit from New DMV Laws in 2023

Starting Jan. 1, California law will again require drivers 70 and older to renew their license in person at a DMV office.

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Caltrain Gets $43M to Go All-Electric by 2024

The money was included in the $1.7 trillion omnibus spending bill signed Dec. 22 by President Joe Biden, ensuring funding of the military and government agencies until next September.

Image caption: Working conditions and paid time off are at the heart of a potential 2022 railroad strike.
UPDATED: Why Railroads Go On Strike: Trains Prepare to Shut Down

As California and the nation narrowly averted the first railroad strike in 30 years, here's a look at how damaging rail strikes have happened before, from the 19th century to today.

Image caption: Vision Zero aims to implement steps that would make roads safer, and stop traffic death entirely.
Vision Zero: Cities Struggle With Goal of Ending Traffic Deaths

The Vision Zero program sets a goal for California cities to eliminate traffic fatalities, but almost a decade into the effort, the goal remains distant, and horrific tragedies on the road continue to stack up.

Image caption: Ecology Action promotes alternative transportation year round, not just during Bike Month.
Action Heroes

For half a century, this group has reduced waste, reimagined local transportation and redesigned buildings. It’s all part of Ecology Action’s quest for sustainability.

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State Must Kick-Start Funding for Electric Bus Fleet Programs

Putting more electric trucks and buses on California roads will improve air quality and grow local jobs. But for many fleets, the transition to electric will require innovative policy and finance solutions to get the job done on pace with …

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Luchessa Bridge Reopening

The Luchessa Avenue Bridge is expected to reopen by Aug. 9 after a month-long closure, but more detours will be in place throughout the month as crews continue work on a water pipeline project. More closures on West Luchessa Avenue …

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Uvas Creek work aims to help fish

Crews have been stationed inside the currently dry Uvas Creek alongside Christmas Hill Park for the past few weeks, adding redwood logs and gravel along three sites, with the hope that when the water flows again, fish will have a …

Upcoming Meetings & Events
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Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee
Monday March 27 2023   4:00 PM

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Complete Streets Commission Meeting
Wednesday March 29 2023   5:30 PM

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Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee Meeting
Wednesday March 29 2023   6:30 PM

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Council Transportation Committee (CTC)
Monday April 3 2023   6:30 PM

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