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Top Ten California Automated Vehicle Policy Strategies

September 23, 2021

Image of a small, red boxy automated vehicle in front of some trees and shrubbery on a road

Research teams at the University of California Davis and Berkeley campuses have  developed a menu of options to set California on a path toward automated vehicle safety, social equity, mobility, and sustainability.

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What It Will Take for Kathy Hochul to Get Congestion Pricing Right

August 26, 2021

A man wearing a grey sweatshirt and black sweatpants rides a bicycle between three public transit buses

When Governor Kathy Hochul was sworn in Tuesday just after midnight, water was still pooled in the subway stations from the MTA’s second catastrophic flooding in as many months. It was emblematic in so many ways of the transportation crisis she was inheriting. Hochul (via either acting head Janno Lieber or whomever else she names to run the MTA) will have to not only futureproof the agency against the next inevitable superstorm but also do so with ridership way down (and perhaps staying that way for a while, as return-to-the-office plans once again grow uncertain).

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