Today’s Headlines

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  • Lyft embraces road diets, slower streets as a way to fix L.A. traffic (CNN)
  • Parents and students take San Bernardino administrators on their walk to school so they can see conditions firsthand (SB Sun)
  • Hundreds of bills await the governor’s pen (Capital Public Radio)
  • Despite everything we know about how dangerous it is to text and drive, most drivers believe they can do it safely (Ride Apart)
  • Despite everything we know about climate change and traffic, we’ll be darned if we’re gonna give up our cars (LA Times)
  • For football fans and climate change deniers alike, ignoring the science is easier than making necessary changes in their own lives (Washington Post)
  • Bay Area freeway traffic growing fast (East Bay Times)
  • How proposed Bay Area bridge toll would be spent (East Bay Times)
  • Corporations adopt internal carbon pricing plans (Planetizen)
  • A healthy environment and a healthy economy are not at odds with each other (NRDC)
  • L.A.’s housing crisis is now the nation’s housing crisis (LA Weekly)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Road diet, bike lanes planned in San Jose (Mercury News)
  • Dockless bike-share debuts in San Diego (Fox5)
  • The CA legislative session ends, and plenty got done that will affect your life (Sacramento Bee)
  • Bigger rebates for EVs hits a bump (East Bay Times)
  • New CA bill would require driver’s ed (Mercury News)
  • Proposed Bay Bridge toll hike (VB Profiles) could bring “windfall” to Marin (Marin IJ)
  • Houston bike-share offers bikes to people who lost cars in flooding (Fast CompanyHouston Chronicle)
  • Amazon’s “competition” for its HQ location is a way to extort major public subsidies (City Commentary)
    • Why no city should want Amazon (Reuters)
    • Tech companies think they owe nothing to the American city (LA Times)
  • Architecture critic John King takes a look at the new Transbay Transit Center—with awesome graphics (SF Chronicle)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF

Today’s Headlines

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  • Report: In U.S., people of color are more likely to be exposed to pollution (The Guardian)
  • Climate change hurts low-income communities (SF Examiner)
  • Bay Area’s bike-share program is reaching low-income users (SF Weekly)
  • San Diego is among cities conducting “pedestrian safety enforcement and education” stings (ABC7)
  • Climate change’s legacy will last a very long time (Yale Environment 360)
  • Attempt to repeal gas tax would also make it impossible to ever raise them (Sacramento Bee)
  • Housing bills pass major hurdle (LA Times, Sacramento Bee)
  • How cycling is keeping the fight for women’s rights in Saudi Arabia moving (The Guardian)
  • When public transit strikes happen in Barcelona, air pollution levels spike (Barcelona Institute for Global Health)

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