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How public transit benefits everyone; Proposal to consolidate all 27 Bay Area transit agencies; People's Park housing battle; More

8:38 AM PST on January 5, 2024

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  • How public transit benefits everyone (San Jose Spotlight)
  • Want more transit - and transit funding? Build housing to support it (Bloomberg)
  • Judge refuses to dismiss youth climate lawsuit (AP)
  • More on Berkeley's battle over housing at People's Park (SF Chronicle)
  • and attempts to keep protestors at bay (SF Chronicle)
  • Bay Area legislator proposes combining all 27 transit agencies (SF Chronicle)
  • BART might be okay with that (SF Chronicle)
  • Supporters of heavy rail oppose monorail idea for San Fernando Valley (KTLA headline says they "crashed" the meeting)
  • Details emerge on how that BART train derailed (Patch)

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