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Cash incentives can change transportation habits; Safer streets need investment; Suburbs don't want to support public transit; Depaving; More

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  • What Exxon's CEO gets wrong about the climate crisis (LA Times)
  • Berkeley considers adding a Fire Department position focused on reducing "street trauma" (Berkeleyside)
  • Sacramento City Council wants to invest in safer streets - does it have the budget? (Sacramento Bee)
  • California e-bike incentive workgroup recap (CalBike)
  • Vancouver study finds e-bike rebates decreased car use (CTV News)
  • Shifting transportation habits with cold, hard cash (The Urbanist)
  • South Bay's transit agency VTA is not happy with proposed regional transit measure (KQED)
  • Suburban politicians support drivers, don't want to help public transit (Politico)
  • LA Metro bus drivers hold a sick-out over safety (The Center Square)
  • LA plans digital bus shelters (GovTech)
  • Federal "Build Green" bill seeks investments in public transit, carbon reduction (Inside Climate News)
  • Existing CA rail lines garner federal funding (Newsweek, KION)
  • It didn't have to be this way: Patterns of sprawl in California' Central Valley cities (Urban Institute)
  • Owners of Pom Wonderful now want to develop warehouses in Kern County (LA Times)
  • Amazon rolls out 50 zero-emission (electric) big rigs (Spectrum)
  • Six guiding principles for transforming old malls into community hubs (Urban Land Institute)
  • The depaving movement is growing (Clean Technica)
  • Nature-based solutions are critical for dealing with climate change (Policy Options)

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