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8:38 AM PDT on September 7, 2021

    • People of color are dying from traffic violence at a much higher rate (LA Times)
    • Legislature, Newsom hit pause on negotiating release of bond funds for high-speed rail (LA Times)
    • Palmdale awarded $5.2m to fix gaps in sidewalks - and $147m for a freeway (Antelope Valley Press)
    • Safety stop bill moves forward, and KPIX finds people, including bicyclists, to misunderstand it, on cue (KPIX)
    • Watsonville gets an electric Metro route with free fares for a year (Lookout)
    • Muni route in superhero movie is one Chinatown residents have wanted for years (KQED)
    • South Pasadena to redirect grant funds towards street safety improvements (South Pasadenan)
    • Bill to require autonomous vehicles to be electric passes CA legislature (GovTech)
    • Bicycles paved the way (Sonoma County Gazette)
    • Gentrification is not what we think (Vox)

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