Monday Must Read: Bay Area Traffic Now As Bad As LA’s; Toxic Emissions Rise in the State; Asthma Rates Worsen

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1. Traffic in the Bay Area is now as congested as it is in Los Angeles, the Chron reports, citing an annual survey. The survey showed that the Bay Area is now tied with LA for the second-worst traffic in the nation, behind Washington DC. Car commuters in the Bay Area and LA endure 61 hours a year of delays compared to 67 hours in the nation’s capital. Bay Area traffic is unusually bad on weekends and non-commute hours.

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