Today’s Headlines

  • San Diego’s efforts would make small but measurable difference in greenhouse gas emissions (San Diego Union Tribune)
  • Is Caltrain electrification doomed by politics, confusion with high speed rail? (NY Times)
  • Bike East Bay opens nominations for its Bike-Friendly Business Awards (Hoodline)
  • Environmental groups say California’s climate change programs haven’t helped them (KUNC)
  • To meet climate change goals, California has to build a lot more dense housing, and people have to stop driving so much (LA Times)
  • High speed rail is ready to lay some track (Mercury News)
  • ICYMI: Proposed cuts to USEPA go deep (Washington Post)
  • Uber built a tool to help its drivers evade cops and to fake out potential passengers it doesn’t like (SF Gate)
  • Shared streets for all ages: what needs to be considered (Streets.mn)
  • Funding for the 2020 Census is at risk, and that’s not good (The Hill)
  • Driverless shuttles make their California debut in San Ramon (East Bay Times)

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