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D.C. Ped Bridge Collapse Subject of Controversy

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The mayor of Washington, D.C. has announced that the city will rebuild a recently-destroyed pedestrian bridge that runs over an urban highway, so far ignoring calls from advocates to more radically reimagine the road that has become a symbol of systemic racism in the region — and setting a troubling precedent for other cities that might be compelled to rethink walking infrastructure that puts the convenience of drivers first.