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ACTION ALERT: Tell Congress not to kill funding for Amtrak, HSR; US drivers kill 20 pedestrians every day; Finding stable funding for public transit; More

High-speed rail train rendering – via CAHSRA

  • ACTION ALERT: Tell your Congressional representative to defeat a bill that would defund passenger rail (High Speed Rail Alliance)
  • U.S. drivers kill twenty pedestrians every day (Smart Cities Dive)
  • Audit finds San Diego severely underfunds pedestrian safety (KPBS)
  • Public transportation needs stable funding sources (Transit Center)
  • CAHSRA considering adding new track in SoCal corridor (OC Register)
  • Bike riders in Portland protest removal of bike lane (Bike Portland)
  • A lot of constraints make it hard to converting a freeway lane to a toll lane (Planetizen)
  • Mapping out where self-driving cars have crashed in San Francisco (SF Examiner)
  • EVs now make up one-fifth of car sales in California (Mercury News)
  • How affordable housing is being attacked under CEQA in Eureka (High Country News)
  • Why it's hard to build housing in SF and LA (CalMatters)
  • Public agencies face a dilemma about public comment at their meetings (CalMatters)

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