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LA found a way to quickly speed up transit!? Drivers bring pollution into neighborhoods; Sunline talks about the difficulties with hydrogen; More

8:52 AM PST on November 16, 2023

  • Somehow LA Metro found a way to speed up buses and trains and add service (LA Times)
  • Drivers trying to navigate around freeway closure bring bad air, bad traffic into the neighborhoods (LA Times)
  • In San Francisco, APEC brings street and sidewalk closures and protests (SF Chronicle)
  • Sunline Transit shares its experience - and struggles - with its hydrogen powered buses (Mass Transit)
  • Stop calling it a "bailout" for transit (Newsweek)
  • What happened to city foot traffic? (Marketplace, Gov Tech)
  • Right turns on red are "under threat" (KTVQ)
  • There's a new generation of freeway fighters (Bloomberg)
  • Plan for housing at Ashby BART station advances; "Air rights" option gave city leverage in negotiations (Berkeleyside)
  • Update: Santa Monica Council backs more resources for Vision Zero (Santa Monica Next)
  • Are carbon offsets doing what they claim to do? (PPIC)
  • Homelessness is a policy choice (Governing)

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