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The calm pleasure of riding a bus; What we invest in shows what we care about; Why building public transit is so expensive; Budget news; More

8:51 AM PDT on June 28, 2023

Taljat / Sign indicating access to multiple transportation modes

  • Riding the bus can be a real pleasure (Knee Deep Times)
  • What are we investing in? That's where our values are (Planetizen)
  • Why building public transit in the US costs so much (NPR)
  • Making streets safer by getting people out on bikes in Oakland (Oaklandside)
  • Signed budget includes $5 billion for transit (KRON4, SF Standard, SF Examiner)
    • Newsom's push for Delta Tunnel project got left out of budget deal (Sacramento Bee)
  • Study finds benefits of pandemic parklets went far beyond health, well-being (UCLA Luskin Center)
  • Giant one-way stroad in Central Bakersfield gets a pedestrian crossing beacon (Turn to 23)
  • Now they've done it: Here's a (working) bike without wheels (Laughing Squid)

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