Today’s Headlines

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  • Counties strike deal on Caltrain ballot measure (Green Caltrain, KQED, SF Chronicle)
  • Sausalito thinks about affordable housing on the waterfront (SF Chronicle)
  • Costa Mesa gets a grant to reimagine a busy corridor (LA Times)
  • Driving reductions during COVID are not reducing GHGs much (UC Riverside)
  • UK bans SUV ads – SUVs are a major contributor to rising emissions (Guardian)
  • Podcast: What it’s like to be a Black planner in California (CP&DR)
  • Firefighters are responding to emergencies by bike in this Massachusetts town (Firehouse)
  • High speed rail’s true barrier is space, not money (Governing)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Rent is coming due, and time is running out to help (SF Chronicle)
  • Transit systems brace for cuts; warnings from last recession (CityLab)
  • SacRT gets some money for light rail improvements (Progressive Railroading)
  • More on wider sidewalks in the Tenderloin (SF Examiner)
  • Young people are really struggling, and very motivated to vote (Daily Democrat)
  • Lobbyists object to allowing legislators to vote on bills remotely (Sacramento Observer)
  • UC is increasing its police budgets (CalMatters)
  • State policies make a big difference in residents’ life expectancy (LA Times)
  • SoCalGas sues California because it won’t promote natural gas as a “clean fuel” (LA Times)
  • California could use an action plan for that other crisis – climate change (SF Chronicle)
  • The Census is tricky this time (LA Times)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • San Francisco’s Tenderloin to get wider sidewalks (SF Chronicle)
  • Bay Area’s MTC working with advocates on a transit recovery/safety plan (TransForm)
  • Eviction ban about to end, and there is reason to worry (Sacramento Bee)
  • Manhattan Beach ran Black families out of town, and now faces a reckoning (LA Times)
  • Imperial County shutdown a model for California? (SF Chronicle)
  • Crowding, not density, helps spread virus, and the cause is rent that is too high (New York Times)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • California hits new milestone in COVID deaths (LA Times)
  • Social distancing is easier for people with higher incomes (UC Davis)
  • New charges – bribery and money laundering – against LA Councilmember Huizar
  • SF Mayor asks city workers to hold off on promised raises (SF Chronicle)
  • Reflections on environmental and racial justice (NRDC)
  • Caltrans is using old bottles to pave a highway in Butte County (Ukiah Daily Journal)
  • Lower cap-and-trade revenue leads to cuts in clean-air programs (CalMatters)
  • LA accelerates efforts to electrify transportation system (Scientific American)
  • Metrolink set to expand in Riverside County (Patch)
  • Affordable housing construction is lagging (CityLab)
  • Making the post-COVID commute equitable (World Economic Forum)

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