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State-owned roads have increasing share of road deaths; LA Metro pilots Universal Basic Mobility; Oakland to finish Telegraph Avenue transformation; Labor and housing; More

8:30 AM PDT on October 12, 2023

  • Hey, Caltrans! Data show that state-owned roads have an increasing share of traffic deaths (League of American Bicyclists)
  • San Diego transit offered free rides, and people took them (Times of San Diego)
  • LA Metro tests universal basic mobility program (Gov Tech)
  • Newsom's take: fare evaders are criminals (The Center Square)
  • Bay Area ferries see record ridership (Mass Transit)
  • Oakland's Telegraph Avenue to finish its transformation to the Berkeley border (Oaklandside)
  • Chico looking for input on its Active Transportation Plan (Chicoer)
  • Two bike bills from Senator Portantino signed: charging e-bikes at home and "Bike Czar" at Caltrans
  • How the carpenter's union helped get housing bills across the finish line (LA Times)
  • Why labor unions oppose Fresno's latest megadevelopment (Fresnoland)
  • Walking for health (Inside Hook)

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