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Today’s Headlines

8:46 AM PDT on April 25, 2023

    • California's attempts to turn cow farts into energy is threatening people's health (Capital & Main)
    • On "accidentally" going car free - and loving it (The Source)
    • Transit agencies ask for $5 billion to keep them operating (SF Chronicle, CalMatters)
    • Meanwhile state hands out millions for transit and rail expansion:
      • San Jose, for BART-light rail connection (Mercury News, Fox)
      • Santa Cruz, for hydrogen buses and fueling stations (KION, KSBW)
      • Several Bay Area projects (SF Gate)
    • Bill would bring speed cameras to a few cities - but there is opposition (Press-Telegram)
    • The tragedy of parking (Planetizen)
    • Traffic lights are for cars (LA Times)
    • Congressmembers from both parties urge feds to give $10 billion to private company planning Nevada-California high speed rail (AP, Washington Post)
    • State seeks feedback on plan to toll Highway 37, threatened by sea level rise (Napa Valley Register)
    • California updates its plan for sea level rise (KQED)
    • Utility customers paid for lawsuit against Berkeley's gas ban (Sacramento Bee)
    • Utilities are slow to turn the lights on (Politico)

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