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LA doesn't know how good its transit is (but visitors do); How will CA transit agencies spend state aid? Electric buses in Merced, New SMART station, BART to get rid of paper tickets, More

8:52 AM PDT on November 3, 2023

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  • Reflecting on 50 years of public transit in Silicon Valley (San Jose Spotlight)
  • L.A. residents don't know how good their transit options are - but visitors do (LA Times)
  • How will California transit agencies spend the money they will get from the state? (CalMatters)
  • Merced to get new electric buses (Merced Sun Star)
  • SMART to hold groundbreaking for new Petaluma North station next week (Patch)
  • BART is ready to get rid of paper tickets altogether (Mercury News)
  • Musk could build SF's downtown transit hub cheaper? Nah (SF Standard)
  • Sunline Transit, on the leading edge of hydrogen buses, discusses challenges it has faced (KESQ)
  • Cities trying to become safer for people on foot (Smart Cities Dive)
  • SF's Webster Street pedestrian bridge gets a refresh (NBC)
  • Sacramento readies Dry Creek Parkway trail expansion (Fox)
  • "Builders remedy" might be having the opposite effect of what's intended (Mercury News)
  • EPA will start enforcing clean freight rules (Transport Topics)

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