Today’s Headlines

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  • Scooters highlight a transportation crisis (Motherboard)
  • Goleta goes ahead with Bicycle Pedestrian Master Plan (Noozhawk)
  • Drivers wildly overestimate what “semiautonomous vehicles” can do (Wired)
  • Oslo uses the “greedy method” to make small immediate changes to help clean air (Deseret News)
  • SF judge throws out charges against homeless people for camping (SF Chronicle)
  • SF is finding that enforcing its law against sitting or lying on the sidewalk doesn’t work (SF Gate)
  • Venice people with houses are angry that there are homeless people near them (LA Times)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Are gas taxes being misused, as Prop 6 proponents claim? No (LA Times)
  • TRIP report says CA roads are in bad shape, getting worse, costing drivers money (Sacramento Bee)
  • How industry learned to stop worrying and love California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (Forbes)
  • Electric vehicles and the need for cultural change (Forbes)
  • Survey says: Americans are willing to pay to reduce congestion–but maybe not support transit (Smart Cities Dive)
  • Candidates for governor in U.S. states differ on transportation issues (The Transport Politic)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF

Today’s Headlines

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  • A long-term solution for e-scooter shares (The Atlantic)
  • Report finds that half of the congestion in SF is from Uber, Lyft (SF Examiner)  (Tech Crunch)
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  • SF Chronicle looks for “people behaving badly” as scooters are reintroduced to SF
  • “Lane squeeze”–er, road diet, sidewalk improvements–proposed on SF’s 6th Street, where pedestrians are hit often (SF Chronicle)
  • Accusations fly about coordination on campaign for gas tax (Mercury News)
  • Projects in Tahoe area that will not be completed if Prop 6 passes (South Lake Tahoe Now)
  • Evidence from Portland: Building a city where residents don’t have to drive so much saves money, builds economy (City Observatory)
  • The housing crisis in Oakland: too little, too late? (UC Berkeley)
  • New York’s empty storefronts could be a warning for others (CityLab)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF

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