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More money - from bonds - for Brightline West; Should Bay Area transit agencies combine or just work together better? The health impacts of unreliable mass transit; More

7:40 AM PST on January 24, 2024

  • USDOT allocates another $2.5 billion - from bonds - for Brightline West high-speed rail (ENR, Smart Cities Dive)
    • The Las Vegas-to-Rancho Cucamonga line might open in 2028 (Desert Sun)
  • San Diego's Trolley did not escape Monday's storm (NBC)
  • That billionaire's dream of a new city in California is disconnected (Fast Company)
  • So many barriers to making the places we live places we love to live in (EPA)
  • Opinion: Combining Bay Area transit agencies would just rearrange costs but might not improve anything (Mercury News)
    • But at least their maps can look the same (Railway Age)
  • The health impacts of unreliable mass transit (Johns Hopkins)
  • Visalia looks to "micro transit" to solve getting around (The Sun Gazette)
  • Central Valley electric car-share program is expanding (Gov Tech)
  • New York Times missed the target with their pedestrian fatalities stories (Greater Greater Washington)
  • Real people clap back at campaigns that tell pedestrians how to be safe (but not drivers) (Daily Hive)

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