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Tuesday’s Headlines

CPUC to vote on allowing driverless vehicles, and Cruise wants to "blanket SF" with them; Strikes spread; Cities with streets that encourage speeding beg drivers to slow down; More

8:51 AM PDT on August 8, 2023

Photo by Minerva Perez/Streetsblog California

  • This week: CPUC to vote on regulations for driverless vehicles (NBC)
  • Cruise CFO wants to "blanket" SF with its autonomous vehicles (Mission Local)
  • How college students could save public transit (Bloomberg)
  • In Visalia, public transit workers have been on strike for a month (ABC)
    • Meanwhile, LA city workers are on strike (LA Times)
    • and San Jose city workers vote to strike (SF Chronicle)
  • Alarmed by increasing injury rates, Lafayette tries to convince drivers to slow down on its wide, fast streets (Local News Matters)
  • Who made up this idea that trains facilitate crime? (Bloomberg)
  • Calpine to invest in a carbon-capture facility in Yuba City, hoping to prove the technology works (Sacramento Bee)

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