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New cross-town freeway opening in Bakersfield; New state legislative leaders announced; More

8:19 AM PST on February 9, 2024

Oh, the beautiful new freeway (that destroyed homes 20 years ago) in Bakersfield.

  • Ride the new Centennial freeway in Bakersfield before it opens (Bakersfield Now)
  • This man is walking across the US to bring attention to how hard it is to walk (Post and Courier)
  • New state legislative leaders announced (CalMatters, Capitol Weekly)
  • FTA steps in to help electric bus manufacturers and transit agencies (Smart Cities Dive)
  • Feds: Nah, we never said we'd pay to house homeless people during COVID (CalMatters)

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