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Why are we still widening highways, again? The cargo bike effect is real; Reports on the death of intercity bus service are premature; More

8:41 AM PST on February 7, 2024

Sign atop a building reads "The Dwight: Now Leasing." In foreground, a tent set up on the sidewalk next to a shopping cart, surrounded by flowers

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  • We can't widen our way out of congestion. So why are we still doing it? (LA Times)
  • The cargo bike effect is real - and it's glorious (Momentum Mag)
  • There's hope for intercity bus service in the US (Smart Cities Dive)
  • Newsom's proposed budget includes millions for IT at Caltrans, increasing its budget (GovTech)
  • EPA is in a hurry to get climate money to disinvested communities (Inside Climate News)
  • Video of Tesla drivers wearing VR headsets show how truly dumb people can be (The Guardian)
  • Newsom sends the CHP to Oakland to fight crime (SF Chronicle)
  • CA legislators want to ban houseless people from living in encampments. So: where can they go? (KCRA, CalMatters)
  • LA County sets out to remove racist covenants from housing records (LA Times)
  • US EPA sets new, stricter air quality standards for particulate matter (CalMatters)
  • India did it: In five years, almost half of its passenger trains were converted to electric (Energy Monitor)

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