Today’s Headlines

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  • Prepare for Thanksgiving Argument: Don’t Blame Joe for High CA Gas Prices (SF Gate)
  • California Cities Rush to Limit Density After State Law Gives Flexibility (Chronicle)
  • Oakland Police Union Blames ‘Defund the Police’ for Cities’ Ills (EBT)
  • Will Infra Bill Be a Success? Depends on How Cities Spend Money (Transit Center)
  • SFO Braces for Heavy Travel as Holiday Trips Are Back (Examiner)
  • Reminder: Thanksgiving Is One of the Most Dangerous Times to Be on the Road… (National Safety Council)
  • …And That’s Before Taking the Wind Into Account (SF Gate)

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And America’s Most Toxic Car Ad Is…

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Chevrolet's ad for the 2015 Colorado had claimed the title of America's Most Toxic Car Ad — but it's only the tip of a much larger toxic iceberg. In a decisive championship win, this bad ad won 64 percent of the vote over a rival Dodge spot, and pretty much lost whatever respect Chevy might have had from the Streetsblog audience. And in a way, it's not much of a surprise...because it's basically a look under the hood of how all automakers manipulate their customers into buying machines that kill. Here's how they do it.

Today’s Headlines

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  • Police Nationwide Target Hispanic Drivers for Traffic Stops, Cover It Up by Listing Them as “White” (ProPublica)
  • Tracking the Status of Bay Area’s Biggest Transportation Projects (Chronicle)
  • DOT Cheat Sheet Breaks Down Infra. Bill Benefits by State (Mass Transit)
  • Berkeley Landmarked a Gas Station. It Will Be Replaced by Housing Anyway (Berkeleyside)
  • California’s Tool to Identify Its Most Vulnerable Communities Misses Some in SF (SF Chronicle)
  • State Pushes for Explanation from SF on Rejection of Housing Developments (SF Chronicle)
  • In Redistricting Process, the Stakes are High (Capitol Weekly)
  • US to Release 50 Million Barrels of Oil (Chronicle)

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  • Why Doesn’t the Tenderloin Have a Slow Street? (Gate)
  • Palo Alto Gets a Bike/Ped Bridge Over the Highway (Palo Alto Online)
  • Why Is Project Roomkey Shutting Down in SF? (Chronicle)
  • Supe Suggests Getting Rid of Parking at Muni Stops (SF Bay)
  • Just How Long Is This Drought Going to Last? (Gate)
  • Federal RAISE Grants Mean $58m for CA Transit (Yahoo! News)
    • Including Some for CA High-Speed Rail Work in Wasco (Gold Rush Cam)
  • Build Back Better Bill Passed by House, Now Goes to Senate (Bicycle Retailer)
  • Tesla’s “Full Self-Driving” Mode Is a Disaster. (CNN)
  • SF Gate Lists ‘Worst Times for Holiday Drives’

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  • If You Want Great Highway Closed to Cars, Need to Improve Connecting Transit (Chronicle)
  • “Bay Wheels” Bike Share Faces Uncertain Future (Examiner)
  • NTSB Investigating Safety on BART (Chronicle)
  • Dems Climate Bill Passes the House (Merc-News)
  • Editorial: CA Missing the Boat on Climate Change (Merc-News)
  • Editorial: If CA Wants to Lead on Climate Needs to Kick Fossil Fuels (Chronicle)
  • Drought Going to Be Worse Next Year (Chronicle)
  • Study: Half of Ride-Hail Trips Replace Transit Trips, Only 2 Percent To or From Transit (Quartz)
  • Other Study: Ride-Hail Has a Negative Effect on Greenhouse Gas Emissions (NRDC)
  • Bay Area’s First Bridge Has Been Abandoned for 40 Years (SFGate)
  • Consumer Reports : Tesla’s Aren’t Reliable (SF Gate)

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  • Awesome Profile of Bibliobicicleta (SF Gate)
  • Oakland Asks for Feedback on Making Chinatown Streets Safer (Oaklandside)
  • Palo Alto Plans “Microtransit” Network (Palo Alto Online)
  • CA Has the Most Zero Emission Trucks and Buses – and Jobs – in the Nation (EDF)
  • Two Pedestrians Killed in Separate East Bay Crashes (EBT)
  • More on How Infra. Bill Impacts Bay Area (Examiner)
  • Can you get Smogville to net-zero emissions without being thrown out of the mayor’s office in this City Lab game?
  • Infra. Bill: $2 billion to Improve Accessibility at Transit Stations That Aren’t ADA Compliant. (CBS News)
  • It’s Going to Rain (SF Gate)

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