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The state is hanging transit out to dry, and that is bad; BART board votes to increase fares and parking fees; DMV approves Mercedes-Benz "eyes-off" autopilot for CA highways; More

8:24 AM PDT on June 9, 2023

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  • California is hanging transit out to dry (Transportation 4 America)
    • Hey, Newsom: Cutting transit funding is a really bad idea (NY Times)
    • Democrats say Newsom backed out of a deal to save transit (SF Chronicle)
    • San Francisco action briefly blocks free offramp to protest transit crisis (SF Standard)
    • The world is coming to SF. Will transit be ready? (SPUR)
  • BART board votes to increase fares and parking fees (KTVU)
  • Food banks also face a crisis (CalMatters)
  • Police flex their muscle on state bills (LA Times)
  • Nineteen states sue US EPA over California's ban on future diesel truck sales, er, "radical climate agenda" (Transport Topics)
  • DMV approves use of Mercedes-Benz "eyes-off" automated cars under specific conditions throughout CA (Reuters, Tech Crunch)

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