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Today’s Headlines

8:46 AM PST on November 14, 2017

    • An urban stadium for the A's in downtown Oakland calls for a transit-first ballpark (SF Chronicle)
    • Modesto considers a road diet (Modesto Bee)
    • Draft state rail plan includes long-term plans to consider Santa Barbara commuter train service  (Independent)
    • Gas tax will fund Safe Routes to School improvements in Apple Valley
    • US cities are building low-stress, connected bike routes (Strong Towns)
    • Former Modesto city councilmember claims Caltrans deliberately does bad work to create congestion so it gets more money to widen highways (Modesto Bee)
    • Just build housing already (City Observatory)
    • CA clears the way for testing driverless cars (LA Times)
    • Autonomous cars could deepen economic inequality (Fast Company)
    • State-level mandatory emissions rules work (ArsTechnica)
    • The idea of punishing pedestrians for using phones is spreading: now it's Boston (Boston Magazine)

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