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AVs are not solving transportation problems; Bike and pedestrian projects, and more highway lanes; Who would be paying higher tolls to support transit? More

8:46 AM PDT on August 28, 2023

Groundbreaking for Napa Valley Vine Trail. Photo: St Clair, via Bay Cities News

  • AVs are not solving transportation problems (Transportation for America)
  • San Rafael advances bicycle pedestrian project on Grand Avenue (Marin Independent Journal)
  • Hollywood Blvd to get a redesign (Patch)
  • Vallejo breaks ground on its portion of 47-mile Napa Valley bike and pedestrian trail (Patch)
  • $3.1 billion for transportation projects in CA (Planetizen)
  • Highway 37 across top of S.F. Bay gets federal money (Sonoma News)
  • Caltrans to open a "temporary" lane on I-15 from the border with Nevada; will it "solve congestion"? (LA Times, KTLA)
  • What transportation in L.A. could be like (LA Times)
  • Who would really be paying higher tolls to bail out transit? (Mercury News)
  • The current status of VMT fees throughout the country (Eno Transportation)
  • The connections between housing costs and houselessness (Pew)
  • Sacramento area to try again with a sales tax for transportation, housing (Courthouse News)
  • Here's a county in Maryland that seems to have figured out how to house people (NY Times)

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