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8:40 AM PDT on September 5, 2017

    • Caltrans wants to widen, straighten a highway; locals say that's too much (Sacramento Bee)
    • California, it's time to take a stand on environmental justice (Common Dreams)
    • Air travel's often ignored carbon footprint is huge (Daily Breeze)
    • Arguments in support of road diet in San Jose—and one specious complaint (Mercury News)
    • Advocating for a more bike-friendly Petaluma (Petaluma 360)
    • Marietta gets a pedestrian hybrid beacon (AJC)
    • Even in so-called “walkable” cities, pedestrians are being killed in record numbers (San Gabriel Valley Tribune)
    • China's experience is what cities fear most about dockless bike-share (NY Times)
    • San Francisco examines Uber, Lyft data (SF Examiner)
    • Video: Caltrans blows up old Oakland Bay Bridge piers (KRON)

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