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Crooked Lombard Street Won't Be Tolled After All

Another of the surprising roster of vetoes by California Governor Gavin Newsom over the weekend includes a bill that would have set limitations for traffic on San Francisco's Lombard Street.
October 15, 2019, 8am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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The Associated Press reports on California Governor Gavin Newsom's decision to veto a bill that would allowed San Francisco to test a fee and reservation system for the famously crooked Lombard Street.

Newsom based his decision to veto the fee and testing system on concerns about "social equity issues," according to the article.

For those keeping track at home, the governor of California has signed a pair of housing bills that put a punctuation mark on a four-year process of overthrowing the decades-long status quo of exclusionary zoning in the state, but has also vetoed another bill that would have required Caltrans to consider alternative modes of transportation when planning construction projects on state-owned roads.

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Published on Sunday, October 13, 2019 in Associated Press via The Mercury News
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