Today’s Headlines

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  • LA tripped over its duty to fix broken sidewalks (LA Times)
  • Westwood neighbors hope to convert a street to a pedestrian plaza (Daily Bruin)
  • Just give free e-bikes to everyone who wants one (New York Times)
  • E-bikes are changing the bicycle industry (Bicycle Retailer)
  • San Diego Airport launches free electric shuttles to Old Town Transit Center (Times of San Diego, Pacific San Diego)
  • Despite local opposition, transit authorities in Del Mar plan to fence off railroad tracks (Mass Transit)
  • City of Berkeley landmarked a gas station, but it will be replaced by housing anyway (Berkeleyside)
  • California’s tool to identify its most vulnerable communities misses some in SF (SF Chronicle)
  • In redistricting process, the stakes are high (Capitol Weekly)
  • State agency pushes for explanation from SF on rejection of housing developments (SF Chronicle)
  • Using wood in construction can have climate benefits (Greenbiz)
  • Meanwhile, LA is considering banning wood-frame construction (Pacific Research)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Build Back Better bill passed by House, now goes to Senate (Bicycle Retailer)
  • “Methane fee” still in federal budget (AP)
  • Some bikes are built to be junked (U.S. PIRG)
  • New trolley line opens in San Diego, but it stops short of the beach (San Diego Union Tribune)
  • Palo Alto gets a bike/ped bridge over the highway (Palo Alto Online)
  • SF Supe suggests getting rid of parking at Muni bus stops (SF Bay)
  • Federal RAISE grants mean $58m for CA transit (Yahoo! News)
    • including some for CA High-Speed Rail work in Wasco (Gold Rush Cam)
  • Supreme Court to rule on whether EPA can regulate climate emissions (Yale Climate Connections)
  • Tackling climate change by prioritizing impacted communities (CalMatters)
  • CARB approves $1.5B investment in electric vehicle charging, infrastructure (Green Car Congress)
  • Mixed messages from federal gov on transit funding (Marin Independent Journal)
  • Lots of concerns about civil rights, representation in draft redistricting maps (LA Times)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • California cites pilot “universal basic mobility” for youth (Bloomberg)
  • LA Metro broadens its definition of “mobility” beyond freeways (Mass Transit)
  • Bay Area’s bike-share faces an uncertain future (SF Examiner)
  • Electric bikes are the best-selling electric vehicles (Electrek)
  • California has a battle plan for environmental justice (LA Times)
  • The environmental costs of online shopping (Politico)
  • Port backup seems to be easing (Transport Topics, Bloomberg)
    • Is change in truck weight rule making any difference? (Freight Waves)
    • A trip along the broken supply chain (LA Times)
  • New CARB facility in Riverside will expand emissions testing for heavy duty vehicles (AP)
  • Study: Better public transit can improve health (Vox)
  • Major League Baseball and climate change (LA Times)

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