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This week, DamienTalks with Dave Snyder, the executive director of CalBike, about the current legislative session and generally about how things are going in Sacramento. Spoiler: so far, pretty well.

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But the biggest fish is still in the sea. The legislature will come back for a special session in August to try and deal with the state's transportation infrastructure crisis... specifically the lack of funds to deal with such a crisis. Snyder and others are pushing for both a complete streets policy for any "fix-it" project, so that with any new asphalt come improvements to the bicycle and pedestrian grid, and increased funding for other Livable Streets projects.

As you'll hear...Snyder is more of an optimist than I am.

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Thanks for listening. You can download the episode at the Damien Talks homepage on Libsyn.

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