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Climate change is just as real as COVID-19, and it’s time to treat it with urgency (LA Times) Governor Newsom says staying home is working (Mercury News) L.A. releases first racial breakdown of COVID, and there’s a higher death rate among black people (LA Times) Report: collisions cut in half (Transportation Today) Coronavirus reveals transit’s […]

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Home is not a safe place for everyone (Huffington Post) Traffic is light, crashes are down, people are driving faster, severity of crashes is up (Land Line, LA Times) First responders are at great risk (LA Times) New sidewalk rules for COVID (NY Times) Cities grapple over whether to give more room to people walking […]

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How CA legislators are governing from home (CalMatters) Essential workers are commuting by bike (Fox) Sidewalks are too narrow for COVID safety (Planetizen) Environmental justice and the unfairness of climate change, explained (Grist) Emissions are down, but it won’t last (National Geographic) It took a pandemic, but homeless are being given shelter in hotels and […]

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Oh, really? Stay-home orders have cut traffic collisions in half (LA Times) How COVID could transform the transit conversation (Human Transit) BART is doing a good job communication honestly with its constituents (TransitCenter) Build cities for bikes, buses, and feet–not cars (Wired) Judge to Uber: Figure out benefits for drivers–but let’s hold off on the […]

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Impacts to Fresno-area transportation (Stop and Move) California farmworkers are essential–and largely unprotected (Guardian) Undocumented workers, most at risk for losing jobs and getting the virus due to doing essential work, are left out relief bill (California Budget & Policy Center) Will stimulus payments help? Evidence from Stockton’s universal income experiment (Sacramento Bee) Time to […]

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Scenes from an empty LA metro (LA Times) Public transit cuts hurt the essential workers who most need it (Wired) $4 billion for CA transit–what that means fro Sacramento (Sacramento Business Journal) Trump rolls back fuel economy standards (LA Times) Trump wants to give out money without having to say who gets it: signs relief […]