Today’s Headlines

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  • Traffic Up, Crashes Down on Coronado Island (Union-Tribune)
  • But San Diego Still Struggling to Reduce Pedestrian Deaths (Union-Tribune)
  • Poll of San Diegans Shows Support for Car Parking Over Bike Lanes (Union-Tribune)
  • LA Magazine’s Explainer on SB 50
  • Michael Bloomberg Defeated by Confusing BART Fare Gate (SFGate)
  • Rising Inglewood Stadium Brings Gentrification (LAT)
  • Sacramento State and Spin Announce Scooters on Campus (SacBee)
  • Rents Rising in Fresno (Fresno Bee)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • BART touts its coming technological improvements
  • City of Irvine gets a Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon (UC Irvine)
  • Housing/transit bill SB 50 routed past committee that blocked it (SF Chronicle)
  • Optional surcharge for healthy soils and climate to be added to schmancy meals (Mother Jones)
  • Are Teslas suddenly accelerating on their own? (ABC13)
  • Driverless delivery vehicles are coming to California (Marketplace)
  • High-speed rail through the Sepulveda Pass? (Sportsfinding)
  • Santa Ana wants to expand its streetcar (Voice of OC)
  • Driver jumps the curb, kills pedestrian on sidewalk, flees (Berkeleyside)
  • Questions arise about how, why CPUC allows Uber, Lyft to hide crash data (San Francisco Public Press)
  • $25,000 to ride Amtrak if you and your friends have one too many wheelchairs? (NPR)
  • Fresno’s motels, used as housing for homeless, to be inspected (CalMatters)

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  • San Joaquin Regional Transit considers cutting intercity routes (Mass Transit)
  • Ads opposing tax measure for SMART rail expansion in North Bay throw everything at it (SF Chronicle)
  • Advocates oppose parking garage at Transbay plaza–area is suppose to be for transit (SF Chronicle)
  • About having armed police on public transportation (Pedestrian Observations)
  • Uber, Lyft produce more emissions than regular old car trips (Curbed)
  • What’s at stake if California doesn’t catch up to its climate goals? (Santa Cruz Sentinel)
  • Why “mother-in-law units” matter (Sightline Institute)
  • Oakland to use FEMA trailers to house 70 of its homeless people (SF Chronicle)
  • Turning a supermarket into a homeless shelter (Popup City)
  • Hollister Ranch sues state to get out of providing public access as law requires (LA Times)
  • Why is it so hard to build big public projects? (Curbed)

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  • Bicycles are the future of urban transportation (Bicycling)
  • Plumas County releases its final draft Regional Transportation Plan (Plumas News)
  • Richmond City Council bans coal shipments from port despite threat of lawsuits (LA Times, SF Chronicle)
  • State fights plan to move liquified natural gas by train (Patch)
  • Hmmm, maybe “traditional” indigenous practices can actually help prevent fires and reduce emissions (NY Times)
  • The case for “dumb” cities (The Guardian)
  • Report focuses on clean energy–cars and cement factories–for emissions reductions (CalMatters)
  • Uber’s attempt to skirt A.B. 5 could allow drivers to discriminate (SF Chronicle)
  • A.B. 5 faces a boatload of lawsuits (Transport Topics, Route Fifty)
  • NASA, NOAA: 2019 was second warmest year on record (LA Times)
  • Heat is decimating populations of ocean birds and fish (LA Times)

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