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Rising pedestrian fatalities can be blamed on traffic engineers, says a traffic engineer; The true costs of L.A.'s traffic safety failures are too much; Where protected bike lanes are built matters a lot; More

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  • A traffic engineer says rising pedestrian fatalities are his profession's fault (Bloomberg)
  • The true costs of L.A.'s traffic safety failures are enormous (LA Times)
  • Contra Costa wants driverless vehicles (SF Chronicle)
  • Where protected bike lanes are built matters in how effective they are for safety (ITDP)
  • Traffic speeds decrease when bike lanes are present (Rutgers University)
  • Tightening cap-and-trade will help the climate (E&E News)
  • Whyyyyy?? Solar project plan will destroy thousands of protected Joshua trees (LA Times)
  • After 13 years, a homeless woman broke into her former, still unoccupied Caltrans-owned home, and wants to stay (LA Times)
  • Here comes the heat (LA Times)
  • CEOs make 200x as much as their own workers (AP)

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