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Wednesday’s Headlines

Permanent car-free Hayes St? No right turns on red? And why aren't new cars safer for people outside them? Carbon pollution costs a lot; More

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  • Advocates push for permanent car-free Hayes Street in SF (SF Examiner)
  • SF Supervisor calls for ban on right turns on red lights (SF Chronicle)
  • Oakland lowers speed limits on several corridors (Oaklandside)
  • Why aren't new cars safer for people outside them? (AP)
  • Newsom should sign bill to clean up orphan oil wells (Capitol Weekly)
    • ...and to decriminalize fare evasion (CalBike)
  • Pollution is expensive, and industry will have to pay (Clean Technica)
  • Boost in solar energy and EV sales gives hope on climate, but….. (AP)
  • New state watchdog questions recent gas price fluctuations in California (Politico, San Diego Union Tribune)
  • AV industry is spending big on lobbying against safety (Jacobin)

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