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8:32 AM PST on February 1, 2023

    • The biggest safety threats to bicycle riders (Harvard Gazette)
    • S.F. just had its worst year for road deaths since it planned to end them (SF Standard)
    • Court ruling could unlock funding for new ferry terminal in Berkeley, more BART trains, bus rapid transit, Capitol Corridor upgrade (Berkeleyside)
    • Sonoma County buys ten all-electric buses (Sonoma County)
    • Kern County has three electric school buses, and wants more (Turnto23)
    • Governor Newsom announces $2.5 billion in awards for public transit projects
      • L.A. gets a lot of it (Courthouse News)
      • Money will go to Bay Area projects including BART, Amtrak, Caltrain (Mercury News)
      • Peoplemover to Inglewood entertainment district gets $407M (Spectrum)
      • Yet transit agencies still struggle to close budgets (Smart Cities Dive)
    • DMV begins talking about rules for self-driving trucks, and labor has thoughts (Spectrum)
    • Justice Department seeks Tesla documents related to Autopilot, "Full Self Driving" (AP)
    • Self-driving cars are "wreaking havoc" in San Francisco (SF Chronicle)
    • Four states that are leading on climate (Environmental Defense Fund)
    • Governor Newsom appoints new California Air Resources Board members (Sacramento Bee)
    • Report: Local redistricting processes gerrymander to protect incumbents (Common Cause)

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