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Pedestrian deaths rising; BART had to tell its cops to get out of their cars and ride the trains; More

8:57 AM PDT on June 23, 2023

Pedestrian deaths have jumped by almost half in the decade from 2010 to 2019.

  • More on rising pedestrian deaths (Smart Cities Dive, US News)
  • BART told its cops to get out of their cars and ride the trains. They really had to tell them that (SF Chronicle)
  • LA Metro moves towards having its own police department instead of using LAPD, sheriffs (Daily News)
  • SF Muni needs to change its map (The Frisc)
  • Ventura to close Main Street to cars and bicycles (VC Star)
  • Staffing crisis in Berkeley is hampering all kinds of projects (Mercury News)
  • Truck traffic is on the rise (Mercury News)
  • Lobbyist explains how oil industry hides its true intentions on CA bills (Capital and Main)
  • Study: Developer incentives increase transit ridership and revenues (TransLink)
  • 4 in 10 CA residents thinking about leaving (LA Times)
  • Bay Area is aging… think housing costs has anything to do with it? (Mercury News)

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