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8:40 AM PST on February 12, 2018

    • SoCal moves ahead with plans for a new freeway, despite state climate change goals, to “relieve anticipated [i.e. nonexistent] congestion” (LA Times)
    • Meanwhile, rising seas are lapping at California shores faster than anticipated (CalMatters)
    • Doing the math: what it really costs everyone when people drive cars (MetroNews)
    • Bakersfield gets funding for bike/ped plan (
    • Watts gets grant to tackle environmental challenges (Next City)
    • The case against sidewalks (Curbed)
    • PPIC poll: Gas tax repeal, Prop 13 change may be in trouble (Fox and Hounds Daily)
    • Price of gas is going up....but don't blame new tax (Sacramento Bee)
    • VW settlement could fund electric shuttles between Sacramento and Davis (Sacramento Bee)
    • Cap-and-trade money benefits Central Valley agriculture industry (Visalia Times)
    • Ride-hailing is deepening social and economic inequality (Vice)

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