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Car ownership is a debt trap; Americans don't want to keep expanding highways; Flying cars are upon us; More

8:43 AM PDT on July 6, 2023

The 710 Freeway at the 91 Freeway – photo via Metro presentation

  • The impossible paradox of car ownership (Vox)
  • Americans are ready to end highway expansion, even if politicians are not (The Urbanist)
  • Fireworks bring "some of the worst ever" air quality. What's the carbon footprint? (LA Times)
  • Sure, let's move traffic problems to the skies: Startup gets permission to test its "flying cars" (SF Chronicle)
  • Santa Cruz to buy 54 zero-emission buses with federal grant money (Patch, Good Times)
  • Bill to increase Bay Area bridge tolls to pay for transit passes first committee (ABC7)
  • "Car brain" is a fitting insult (The Atlantic)

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