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Today’s Headlines

8:45 AM PDT on October 20, 2022

    • Jaywalking laws were created to serve car drivers. Time for a reset (Governing)
    • Pedestrian deaths are 25% of all CA traffic fatalities, and almost a quarter of those are hit-and-runs (KCRA)
    • Public input on public projects needs to be rethought (The Atlantic)
    • What bike lanes taught me about racism (Melanin Basecamp)
    • Rhode Island offers e-bike incentives (Washington Post)
    • All-in on electric cars (EDF)
    • Crowded sprawl: LA is, and has always been, hard on the poor (LA Times)
    • "Builder's remedy" could make more cities allow more housing (San Diego Union Tribune)
    • Google begins demolition work for San Jose village (Mercury News)
    • Antioch passes renter protections (East Bay Times)
    • Supply chain issues deplete inventory of new Clipper cards for Bay Area transit fares (Mass Transit, Bay Link)
    • Inland Empire cities push back on warehouse growth (NY Times)
    • Biden administration schedules first offshore wind auction (CNN)
    • Wind in the forecast: power could be cut to prevent wildfires (Bloomberg)
    • Bike gondolas! (Why?) No, wait, personal urban transport gondolas (Why?) (Fast Company)

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