Today’s Headlines

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  • The case for Complete Streets (The Dirt)
  • Inequality is slowing cities to a crawl (Atlantic)
  • Stanford project works to shift commute habits (Palo Alto Online)
  • New leadership needed if San Francisco wants to see trains (SF Examiner)
  • Richmond vs. Chevron (The Guardian)
  • Climate emissions in California are mostly from cars (Grist)
    • But we can avoid talking about what that means if we focus on wildfire emissions (Phys.org)
  • Air Resources Board says federal EPA is to blame for the backlog it wants to punish CA for (Bloomberg)
  • Local media and leaders add fuel to the confusion about Highway 99, 46 funding instead of explaining what actually happened (Fox, Sun)
  • Trade rules emerge as a climate weapon in Europe (Phys.org)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Different takes on climate emissions report:
  • How Smart Growth can help reduce driving (Planetizen)
  • Hmmm, people are starting to notice that restricting other traffic can speed up transit (Fast Company)
  • In Amsterdam and in the U.S., people have had to demand traffic safety via protests (CityLab)
  • San Francisco built a park on a building (NY Times)
  • New Muni buses don’t need the overhead wire (SF Chronicle)
  • In Cupertino, a new on-demand shuttle launches (TechCrunch)
  • Lots of confusion about funding to widen Highway 99:
    • “It’s a slap in the face” (SJV Sun)
    • Did the governor’s executive order take away gas tax funding for it? (Your Central Valley)
    • No. But there is still a lot of outrage (ABC30)
    • And confusion (Fresno Bee)
  • Newsom signs statewide rent cap into law (Pasadena Star News)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Parents disagree with transportation “experts” on what makes a space safe for kids on bikes (Science Daily)
  • Hey, Media! Bike lanes are not “controversial.” Get with it already (Outside)
  • SUVs are deadly; should we ban them from cities? (The Guardian)
  • Meanwhile the FHWA wants to save us from the danger of rainbow crosswalks (NY Times)
  • Amsterdam is deploying a series of “car-mitigation strategies” (CityLab)
  • PG&E readies to shut off power across Northern California (SF Chronicle)
    • Including almost the entire Bay Area (Curbed)
  • Waymo is mapping L.A. for future autonomous vehicle testing (CNBC)
  • Plans to widen highway 99 canceled, and there will be pushback (Visalia Times Delta)
  • The number of black homeless people is way out of proportion with their population (Comstock Magazine)
  • Reactions to weak statewide rent cap prove that landlords are not in it to provide housing (LA Times)
  • Marin County – and the Pacific Legal Foundation – may help the Supreme Court strike down inclusionary zoning (CityLab)

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