Today’s Headlines

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  • How to use Santa Monica‘s new protected intersection
  • Removing parking mandates can make our cities much better places to live (US PIRG)
  • Map app makers don’t really believe in transit (Big Mood Energy)
  • Work from home might lead to more car travel, not less (Slate)
  • Arguments about infrastructure are hot air. Whatever it is, it needs investment (Vice)
  • Pro-housing policies: just panaceas? (Governing)
  • When Wall Street controls housing (Planetizen)
  • Universities’ tax-free status hurts local communities (Time)
  • Most SUV buyers live in urban areas (Guardian)
  • Caltrans is fighting sea level rise (Atascadero News)
  • Google’s plan for downtown San Jose site includes a bit for housing (KQED)
  • Oh, Tiger was SPEEDING, in a place where “it’s easy to pick up speed.” Well okay then (LA Times)
    • Wait – why wasn’t he cited? (LA Times)

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  • Bill would pressure cities that don’t meet their housing targets (SF Chronicle)
  • The true cost of fossil fuel subsidies (Heated)
  • Using new state laws to hold on to your housing – hopefully (KQED)
  • One vision for new housing at North Berkeley BART parking lot (Berkeleyside)
  • Now Republicans are arguing over the meaning of “infrastructure” (NY Times)
  • Pay-per-mile is the right direction (Yahoo)
  • People who don’t want to spend all our money on highways find hope in DOT action in Houston (Bloomberg)
  • The looming energy bill question (Energy at Haas)

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  • The boring old Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices is finally getting some needed attention (RollCall)
  • Bay Area girls lead campaign against harassment on transit (Bloomberg)
  • Fossil fuel tax programs to cut emissions lead to industry profit but not much climate benefit (Desmog)
  • Why jaywalking laws need to come to an end (NY Daily News)
  • BRT in San Berdoo to get $87m from feds (Daily Bulletin)
  • Caltrans awards grants for safety upgrades in Inyo, Mono counties (Sierra Wave)
  • Kern County gets money for pedestrian safety projects (KGET)
  • Oregon sues USDOT: Why did you let this awful project go ahead? (Bike Portland)
  • Smart Growth America takes a deep dive into Biden infrastructure plan
  • Myths and truths about interstate highways (The Metropole)
  • Lots of business made huge profits in 2020; Some paid $0 in fed taxes, including Salesforce (SF Chronicle)

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  • Santa Cruz still pondering plan for electric passenger rail (Mass Transit Magazine)
  • Costa Mesa seeks feedback on pedestrian hazards (LA Times)
  • Time to get rid of diesel back-up generators (CalMatters)
  • Newsom asked for a bill to ban fracking, may get much more than that (LA Times)
  • Biden’s infrastructure bill addresses inequality (Politico)
  • The plan only meets part of the huge need (Urban Wire)
  • How it could affect California’s high-speed rail (Mercury News)
  • Will people actually “go back” to mass transit?? (Autoblog)
  • It’s an “uphill task” to get Americans to switch to trains and buses, says the Business Times
  • Can Biden change our car-loving habits??? (New York Times)
  • Hot Cars asks whether a tax credit could ever get people out of cars and onto e-bikes
  • How the infrastructure plan could pass (Vox)

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