Today’s Headlines

  • SF’s Van Ness Avenue set for 3-year BRT construction; first, no more left-turn pockets (SFGate)
  • AAA predicts busiest Thanksgiving travel in nine years (Mercury News)
  • Kern County transit to be run by National Express Transit (Mass Transit)
  • USDOT awards $11M to UC Berkeley and San Francisco to reduce congestion (California Magazine)
  • That rise in traffic fatalities? Because apps (NY Times)
  • Why urban areas must champion efforts to mitigate climate change (New Times)
  • Six things city builders can learn from this election (Modacity)
  • NRDC‘s City Energy Project: Reducing energy and water use in 20 cities
  • The differences between capacity of roads and public transit (D Magazine)

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