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DMV hasn't been tracking AV crash liability at all; King City is doing it right, building "traffic gardens" to teach kids about safety; LAO says (drum roll) gas tax revenue will diminish - but we knew that would happen; More

8:54 AM PST on December 14, 2023

The King City Traffic Garden, located on the corner of Bedford Avenue and San Antonio Drive, is a place where children can learn the rules of the road and practice their bicycling and driving skills. (Photo: TAMC)

  • California DMV stopped tracking AV crash liability several years ago (SF Examiner)
  • A model to follow: King City inaugurates "traffic gardens" for youth education on traffic safety (King City Rustler)
  • California youth are suing the EPA over climate change (NPR)
  • LAO report: As has long been predicted, gas tax revenue will diminish in the future (Cal Matters, Courthouse News)
  • John Oliver on freight trains
  • Metrolink's system needs upgrades, so it will shut down for 4 days over the holidays (KTLA)
  • Federal Safe Streets for All program awards $139 million to California projects (Senator Padilla)
  • Long, traffic-choked commutes affect lower income people the most (LA Times)
  • Pasadena approves a plan for fossil-fuel-free energy (LAist)
  • Interview with Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris (Urban Land)
  • COP28 agreement signals the "beginning of the end" of the fossil fuel era, says the UN

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