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As Mountain View Explores Automated Transit, Elizabeth Deakin Believes Obstacles Remain

In light of growing traffic congestion, the city of Mountain View is considering a plan to build driverless transit systems. This system would connect downtown Mountain View to the North Bayshore area, where Google’s headquarters are located. Read More »

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Karen Trapenberg Frick Authors Commentary On Finding Common Ground Across Differences in Planning

Karen Trapenberg Frick, Assistant Adjunct Professor of City & Regional Planning at the College of Environmental Design, published a commentary in the latest issue of Urban Planning titled "Plowshares or Swords? Fostering Common Ground Across Difference". Read More »

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Carolina Reid Weighs In On GOP Tax Proposal Which Puts Affordable Housing at Risk

Carolina Reid, Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning at the College of Environmental Design, argues that the passing of this proposal would be “absolutely devastating” for California. Read More »

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Activists Advocate for Improved Urban Cycling Infrastructure in East Bay

Cycling advocates are prompting city officials to adopt plans to replace some traffic lanes with bike lanes in an attempt to increase safety for cyclists and pedestrians, ease congestion, give a boost to local businesses, and improve air quality. Read More »