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No-Freeway-Expansion Bill Dies in Senate Committee

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Assemblymember Cristina Garcia’s (D-Bell Gardens) bill that would have prohibited California state agencies from investing time and money into freeway expansions in low-income communities that are hard-hit by pollution and displacement, A.B. 1778, died in the Senate Transportation Committee on Tuesday. The chair of the committee, Senator Lena Gonzalez (D-Long Beach), was out sick, and […]
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Activists Are Deflating SUV Tires in NY

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A secretive network of activists are deflating SUV tires in urban neighborhoods around the world to physically force their drivers to find less dangerous and polluting ways to get around — and in the process, they're prompting a conversation about the role of illegal direct action in the movement to end car dependence.

Today’s Headlines

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Climate still needs to be the priority (IPCC) People for Bikes’ city rankings are a roadmap for improving biking (Treehugger) Global revenue from car and bike share could rise (Bloomberg) LA Metro to try land-banking as a way to prevent displacement from transit projects (Planetizen) Considerations for environmentally friendly housing at Berkeley BART (Berkeleyside) SF […]