Peter Jansen
Pete Jansen, left, at age 80, with Alex Zuckerman. Photo: courtesy Jansen family

Peter Brandt Jansen, who died Jan. 8 at the age of 92, was a 70-year Berkeley resident, a double UC Berkeley graduate, a bombardier in the Pacific Theatre during World War II — but also an anti-Vietnam war protestor — and a highway engineer with the California Department of Transportation (now CalTrans) — although also a pioneering advocate for bicycles.

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