Today’s Headlines

  • New bill would fast-track sustainable transportation (SF Chronicle)
  • It makes economic sense to spend high speed rail money in the Central Valley (Air Quality Matters)
  • Travel still down in Sacramento, Stockton region (Capital Public Radio)
  • Gas tax is going up, on schedule, by 3 cents. Some look for excuses to freeze it (LA Times)
  • BART opens San Jose extension (Santa Cruz Sentinel)
  • Fixing the post-COVID commute (Grist)
  • Corona Cycleways are a thing (NY Times)
  • Data shows no connection between transit, virus spread (The Atlantic)
  • Big gaps in data collection prevent understanding COVID’s real impact on Black communities (Politico)
  • Fifty years of the Clean Air Act (Resources)
  • USDOT plans to send masks to transit agencies (Reuters)
  • Lessons from the pandemic: Valuing public transportation (Planetizen)

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