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Today’s Headlines

8:58 AM PDT on August 5, 2015

    • Critics: San Diego's bike-share system set up for tourists, competes with existing bike rentals, instead of serving residents (San Diego Union Tribune)
    • LA Metro creates Office of Extraordinary Innovation (The Source)
    • Central Valley Air quality has best July in 20 years (Fresno Bee)
    • Department of road widenings:
      • Money flows but traffic slows anyway on the 91 freeway (LA Times)
      • Grass Valley holds a public meeting to discuss widening Highway 49 (The Union)
    • Tokyo has pretty much eliminated traffic deaths with compact development, transit, bike lanes (Tech Insider)
    • Stop bashing bike racks for LEED certification, again (TreeHugger)
    • Whose job is it to make cities smarter? (The Guardian)

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