Today’s Headlines

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  • Transit advocates push MTC to use project funding to save transit jobs (Mass Transit)
  • SF Muni grapples with its history of racism (Chronicle)
  • What would it take to provide every city with high-quality, zero-emission public transit?
    (Urban Wire)
  • Lime gets official permission to add 1,000 scooters in SF (Chronicle)
  • Oakland and Berkeley have very different notions of what makes a “complete street” (Systemic Failure)
  • Another round of construction on Twin Peaks tunnel to begin Monday (Examiner )
  • Ranking the pavement condition of Bay Area cities (Dublin wins Best in Bay) (Dublin San Ramon)

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Federal ‘Drunk Walking’ Stats Are Flimsy — And Dangerous

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It turns out that federal safety and public health agencies who have for years blamed “drunk” pedestrians for their own deaths have been largely basing their conclusions on conjecture by cops, rather than definitive evidence. In recent months, influential government agencies like the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have doubled down on messaging that “drunk […]

Today’s Headlines

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  • Even More on SFMTA’s Tunnel Woes (SFist)
  • California Is Exploring Taxing Drivers by the Mile (KCRA)
  • At Airports, Passengers Taking the COVID Risk “In Stride” (Chronicle)
  • SF Expected to Join Purple Tier COVID Level This Week (Chronicle)
  • Bars and Restaurants Empty Out in California as Curfews Take Effect (Chronicle)
  • Expand Bike Lane Network for More Inclusive Cities (The Conversation)
  • Some Neighborhoods Don’t Want “Slow Streets” (Government Technology)
  • Some “Essential” Workers Exempt from Stay-at Home Orders – Including Tesla Workforce (Interesting Engineering)
  • What Happens When GATE Columnist Tries to Ride E-Bike up Bradford

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Today’s Headlines

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  • BART Board Approves Early Retirement Incentives (SFChron, SFGate, SFExaminer)
  • Push to Delay Capital Projects (SFChron)
  • Housing Approved for El Cerrito BART (SFChron)
  • More on Muni Tunnel Woes (RT&S)
  • Transit Cuts Could Cripple Economy (Citylab)
  • Agencies Join Clipper START Program (MassTransit)
  • More on Robot Car Tests in San Francisco (SFBay)
  • How Four European Cities are Reducing Car Use (TechCrunch)
  • Subsidies and the Electric Car Market (SFChron)
  • Berkeley Streets Getting Worse (Berkeleyside)
  • Bay Area Roads Get ‘Fair’ Rating (CBSLocal)
  • More on California Curfew (SFExaminer, SFChron)

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