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There's new transit funding available, CA needs to access it; Bus shelters are not some optional perk; Biking is up nationwide; More

8:47 AM PDT on September 28, 2023

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  • There is new funding for transit service available, and CA has to figure out how to access it (NRDC)
  • FTA awards grants for Tribal transit programs (Planetizen)
  • LA City Council approves $30M for bus shelters (Daily News)
  • Bus shelters are not optional perks - they're crucial (LA Times)
  • Bicycling trips have increased nationwide by a third since 2019 (Smart Cities World)
  • Pedestrian bridge over a freeway to be torn down, and everyone has opinions (Oaklandside)
  • In Denver, authorities put up little green men at dangerous intersections to warn pedestrians to be careful. Instead of, you know, making the road safer (Denverite)
  • CA cities are using AI to help manage pothole repairs, parking violations (SF Chronicle)
  • Toxic chemicals buried and dumped along the coast will come back to haunt as sea levels rise (Mercury News)
  • Providing clean drinking water is a struggle (LA Times
  • Study: Unused parking adds $2M+ to cost of multifamily housing (Smart Cities Dive)

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