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Streetsblog LA wins Best Blog from LA Press Club; AV regulations are too lax; CA budget deadline looms; More

Congratulations to the Streetsblog LA team for winning Best Blog at the LA Press Club Awards

  • Robotaxis are here, but regulations are not ready for them (MIT Technology Review)
  • Cities living with autonomous vehicles don't want them; state agency rules are too lax (LA Times)
  • Looming budget deadline and what's being debated (CalMatters, Sacramento Bee)
  • Proposed $15 billion climate bond may go to voters for approval (Mercury News)
  • Federal government to award $1.7 billion for zero- and low-emission buses (SF Gate)
  • LA Metro, with fare-capping, joins "trend" towards equitable fares (Governing)
  • LA City Council approves 15-mph speed limit around schools (ABC7)
  • "They're making stuff up": The narrative that SF is a dystopian hellscape doesn't match reality (SF Chronicle)
  • Nowhere is safe from climate change (New Republic)
  • Climate-induced heat wave won't end soon; renewable energy is helping (Inside Climate News)
  • Why cities take a punitive approach to homelessness: complaint-driven, ineffective, police-reliant policies (Next City)
  • LA tests out participatory budgeting (Noema Magazine)
  • NY considers weight-based fees on vehicles (Curbed)

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