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Today’s Headlines

8:44 AM PDT on August 27, 2018

    • “Cars are inefficient”--Uber to focus on bikes over cars (BBC)
    • Self-driving cars are a long way off (Venture Beat)
    • Ridehail for kids comes to San Diego (NBC)
    • Ventura County gets state transportation allocation for pavement, stormwater management, train (VC Star)
    • San Diego will use state funds for new border crossing, highway lanes, a parking lot, and a bike path (NBC)
    • Pedestrian killed by hit-and-run driver; media responds with “safety tips for pedestrians” rather than for drivers (Press Enterprise)
    • Kern County knows where its pedestrian danger spots are... and fixes them by installing signs (
    • FlixBus adds routes between California destinations and Reno (Nevada Sagebrush)
    • E-bikes have been changing the “active travel” business (People for Bikes)
      • But tariffs are raising e-bike prices (NPR)

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