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8:44 AM PDT on October 1, 2020

    • As of today, the "Idaho Stop" is now legal in Washington state (bicycle riders can treat stop signs as yield signs) (KREM)
    • Among bills signed by California Governor Newsom:
      • Some (weak) police accountability rules (SF Chronicle)
        • Because, and despite, numerous studies showing racial inequities in policing, like this one (LA Times)
        • and this one (Mercury News)
      • Going forward, CA companies must hire a wider range of people on their boards (SF Chronicle)
      • California task force to study reparations (LA Times)
    • Most vehicles in U.S. need to be electric, and transit needs to be a lot better (Scientific American)
    • Electric vehicles likely to become California's top manufacturing export (Forbes)
    • Here's a fully autonomous, electric street sweeper (Smart Cities World)
    • L.A. still studying congestion pricing (Transport Topics)
    • Ten lessons  to learn from the pandemic about urban mobility (Eltis)
    • Emissions should be tracked more broadly (GreenBiz)
    • Homeless and elderly: Welcome to the new reality (NY Times)
    • Santa Maria looks for feedback on its Active Transportation Plan (Santa Maria Times)
    • Federal appeals court denies Trump's attempt to end census early, over objections from Trump-appointed judge (SF Chronicle)
    • People are still using cops as mediators: LAPD is fielding calls about landlord-renter disputes (Crosstown)

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