Today’s Headlines

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  • Californians are divided along racial lines re: COVID worries, responses (SF Chronicle)
  • U.S. transit agencies lobby for congressional help (Post-Gazette)
  • U.S. Senate Democrats recommend less driving as committee approves billions for new roads (Transportation for America)
  • Spain says transit is safe, please take buses and trains and stop driving so much (El Pais)
  • SF officials say they’ll work to reduce frivolous lawsuits that delay safety projects (SF Chronicle)
  • Investing in a zero-emission economy will be expensive – but “easily affordable” (Reuters)
  • California needs to build housing away from wildland interface (NPR)
  • With CDC moratorium, eviction filings fall (Bloomberg)
  • LA sheriff department’s response to deputy shooting is inflammatory, aggressive, racist, and full of falsehoods (LA Times)
  • REI gets into the e-bike game (Electrek)

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  • Environment California offers five urgent solutions to the climate crisis (CalMatters)
  • Project to separate freight and passenger rail at Stockton lands another $20m grant (Mass Transit, Escalon Times)
  • Being a Black planner in California (CP&DR)
  • Lessons from pedestrian malls of the past (Fast Company)
  • Black essential workers tell their pandemic stories (Elemental)
  • Health effects of breathing smoke (National Geographic)

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  • This “game” could help you understand the twelve propositions on the California ballot (Gimme Props)
  • It’s time to take urban freight seriously (TheCityFix)
  • Aggressive action by federal government could cut U.S. emissions considerably (Smart Cities Dive)
  • Surprise! Trump dismisses “science” (Mercury News)
  • California files another legal challenge against Trump administration on environmental rollbacks (OAG)
  • There never has been any intention to recycle plastic (NPR)
  • ICE resumes deportation arrests (NY Times)
  • Homeless sweeps continue in Bay Area despite coronavirus “moratorium” (Mercury News)
  • Tahoe seeks input on transportation plan (Tahoe Daily Tribune)
  • San Jose wants to know how to improve transportation – survey (San Jose Spotlight)
  • Hong Kong’s pedestrian fences are about control (CityLab)
  • U.S. Chinatowns’ history of racism, marketing (National Geographic)

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  • Governor Newsom: “This is a climate damn emergency” (Capital Public Radio, CalMatters, SF Chronicle)
  • How climate change is fueling fires (LA Times)
  • And how the fires interact with the pandemic (NBC)
  • The 2020 Census, underfunded and rushed, may turn out to be useless – or worse (Route Fifty)
  • A single person is delaying eco-friendly projects in San Francisco in the midst of a climate crisis (SF Chronicle)
  • In the midst of tense protests, L.A. deputies arrest reporter (LA Times)
  • Politics and police unions stopped bill to hold bad cops accountable (LA Times)
  • Community services organization buying motels in Escondido for homeless housing (San Diego Union Tribune)
  • Turning an L.A. golf course into housing: Would politics allow it? (CityLab)
  • It’s “Pedestrian Safety Month” so all the cities and towns remind pedestrians to be careful, now, cars can kill and maim! (Patch)

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