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The Debt Ceiling Deal Could Be Bad News For Freeway FightersBy Kea Wilson |
A poison pill buried within the new debt ceiling deal would "gut" key elements of the nation's bedrock environmental law in exchange for preventing a national default and could make it easier for highway-building agencies to expedite road projects that harm vulnerable communities for generations, advocates warn.
Eyes on the Street: Construction of Fruitvale Ave’s Protected Bike LaneBy Roger Rudick |
Fruitvale Alive is still a project? Who knew?
Commentary: The Shock of Returning to the Bay AreaBy Roger Rudick |
As a lifelong advocate for better transit, safe streets, and livable cities, visiting the Netherlands isn't a shock--it's coming back
Feds Propose ‘Automatic Braking’ Rule — But It’s Not Strong Enough, Advocates WarnBy Kea Wilson |
An aggressive new federal safety rule would eventually require automakers to install on new cars technology that can detect pedestrians and stop crashes before they happen — but there remain several key flaws in the proposal, advocates and experts said.
Today’s HeadlinesBy Melanie Curry |
Funeral held for transit in Oakland, San Francisco (SF Gate) A state bailout for transit would only be the beginning (Mission Local) What happens when cities run out of money (Slate) California’s Transformative Climate Communities program is a model to follow (LAist) Zoom and the future of cities (NY Times) Science says: people do not […]
Today’s HeadlinesBy Damien Newton |
Boomers Suspicion Towards Developers Clashing with M/Zennials Push for Bikes/Housing (NYT) And more on Fiscal Cliff for Transit (DanvilleSanRamon) Assemblymember Friedman Slams DMV (LAT) Santa Maria Transit Purchases 16 New E-Buses, Closes In on Carbon Neutral Goal (SM Sun) Backlash to Mission Bay Plan Creates Chance for More Wetlands (SD Union-Trib) The Future of Car-Free […]