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Tuesday’s Headlines

Newsom vetoes bill to require a human operator in driverless truck testing on public roads; Santa Crux goes all-on for hydrogen; Why CA is taking Big Oil to court; More

8:30 AM PDT on September 26, 2023

  • Newsom vetoes bill that would ban testing driverless trucks without a human operator (Spectrum, Wired, LA Times, Reuters)
  • Santa Cruz Metro commits to hydrogen buses with purchase of 57 buses (Santa Cruz Sentinel, SF Gate)
  • "Transit Heritage" in San Francisco celebrates with rides on old trolleys (SF Chronicle)
  • Bay Area youth-led "Not One More Girl" anti-harassment campaign grows (Transit Center)
  • SANDAG votes to exclude a "mileage fee" from future regional plans (but don't say how to replace the funding) (PB Monthly)
  • USDOT announces federal grants for California rail projects (Senator Padilla)
  • Business weighs in: How to shift to a carbon-free freight sector (Daily Bulletin)
  • Why CA is taking Big Oil to court, and why it matters (DeSmog)
  • Study: Carbon offsets are hurting, not helping climate fight (Mercury News)
  • SF NIMBYs are about to lose all their power to stop housing (SF Chronicle)

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