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The price tag of protecting from sea level rise is enormous; 50 years ago, CA had a big fight to be able to invest in rail; Repubs in Congress are working on cutting transportation funding (except highways); More

8:43 AM PDT on July 14, 2023

The tracks along the bluffs. Photo: OCTA

  • The price tag on protecting San Francisco Bay from sea level rise: $110 billion (Mercury News)
  • Fifty years ago, California had to have a big political fight to be able to invest in rail and transit (The Source)
  • Republicans in Congress propose bills that would cut transportation grants and block any funding for CAHSR (The Bond Buyer)
  • California continues to invest in fixing its transportation system, including grade separations (Construction Review Online)
    • And extending rail service in the Central Valley (Yahoo)
  • Orange County tracks open back up (LA Times)
  • Caltrans to begin maintenance work on SR 140 on the approach to Yosemite (Sierra News Online)
  • An e-bike without a drive chain (Electrek)
  • "Weird and wonderful" cargo and family bikes from Eurobike 2023 (Velo)

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