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Report: Talk of Climate-Focused Transit Is Empty When CA Still Prioritizes Investment in Automobility

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Note: The following article first appeared in Longbeachize. It is reprinted with their permission. The California Strategic Growth Council received its first draft of what has been a seven-month research endeavor examining California’s transit goals versus its actual achievements. The results are blunt: While politicians talk up climate-centric transit, statewide policies – even at the […]

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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 […]
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STREETSBLOG USA

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 […]

Today’s Headlines

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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 […]