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Should we be moving slower? Politicizing traffic safety; E-bike incentive programs help replace car trips; CA is expanding roads and highways to "reduce emissions"; More

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  • To save the planet, should we be moving slower? (New Yorker)
  • Some groups are politicizing traffic safety in the name of oppression. Wait, no. Freedom! (NBC News)
  • The pollution legacy of segregation and freeways in Los Angeles (AfroLA)
  • Why streets are so unsafe for pedestrians - and everybody else (CBS News)
  • E-bike incentives are helping replace car trips but programs are moving slowly (Bloomberg)
  • EVs vs transit (The New Republic)
  • Visalia Transit workers on strike (Visalia Times Delta, Your Central Valley)
  • CA pouring money into "industry-leading" hydrogen trains (Hydrogen Central)
  • Road builders say: Improvements to Highway 58 will "produce smoother traffic flows and thereby reduce emissions" (Tehachapi News)
  • San Luis Obispo gets money to relieve "nightmare" traffic by widening Highway 101 as main objective of "multimodal network enhancement" plan (KESQ)
  • Yosemite officials "might" return to desperately-needed reservation system for cars in the park (SF Chronicle)
  • An explainer on legislative bills' "findings" vs "intent" (CalMatters)

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