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Constitutional right to clean air and clean water? Apparently not; The plastics we breathe; Low-traffic neighborhoods reduce pollution, get people walking; More

Rendering of DT San Jose Village. Image: Google

  • It's an uphill battle to declare a constitutional right to clean air and clean water (LA Times)
  • The plastics we all breathe (Washington Post)
  • London's low-traffic neighborhoods get people walking, reduce pollution (Reasons to Be Cheerful)
  • Business owners are buying into a bogus myth about driving (Vox)
  • There's controversy over using humor in freeway signs reminding drivers not to be dumb (Stateline)
  • Allowing more police chases is "signing death warrants" (Oaklandside)
  • BART is looking for feedback on two new fare proposals (Alameda Post)
  • Is Sacramento regional planning in the hands of speculators? (Sacramento Bee)
  • Fruitvale housing is a model for urban development that serves the working class (KQED)
  • Renters are at the mercy of master tenants who profit off subleases (SF Standard)
  • Google eyes affordable homes project in downtown San Jose (Mercury News)
  • Which lobbying groups win most often in Sacramento? (CalMatters)
  • Have a peak at the world's tallest rideable bicycle (UPI)

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