Today’s Headlines

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  • Metro Should Expand All-Door Boarding (Investing in Place)
  • Elon Musk: Verbal Approval For East Coast Hyperloop (LAT, SGV Tribune)
    …L.A. Should Ignore Musk And Build Subways (Urbanize)
  • Video Profiles Next Phase For Foothill Gold Line (The Source)
  • Angels Flight On Track For Labor Day Reopening (KPCC)
  • Painted Curb Extensions Come To Broadway In Lincoln Heights (Walk Eagle Rock)
  • Affordable TOD Underway At Gold Line Soto Station (Urbanize)
  • LAT Opinion Chides Boyle Heights Anti-Gentrification Activists
    L.A. Weekly Takes A Long Look At Boyle Heights Anti-Gentrification Struggle
  • Truckers Critical Of Port Clean Air Plan (KPCC)
  • Speeding Car Slams Into Valley Glen Starbucks, Injures Seven (NBC4)
  • 11 Hikes Accessible Via Foothill Transit (Footnotes)
  • How Affordable Housing Is Linked To Cap-and-Trade (KPCC)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Gold Line Extension Competes With Metrolink (KPCC)
  • Locals Are Who Moves Into New Housing (Abundant Housing)
  • How To Get To Yes With A NIMBY (Lisa Schweitzer)
  • Progress (And Driving A Mile For Coffee) Is Wrecking L.A. Neighborhoods (LAT)
  • 6-Story Mixed-Use Planned Near Vermont/Sunset Station (Urbanize)
  • LADOT Has New Website For Mar Vista Great Street Project (Biking in L.A.)
  • Checking In On L.A.’s Sustainability pLAn (Knock)
  • Zero Emission Port Plan Costs $14B (LAT)
  • Burbank Airport Sees Numbers Increasing (Burbank Leader)
  • Video: The High Cost Of Free Parking (Vox YouTube)

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Metro will study an above-grade concourse as part of its LinkUS project. Image via Metro

New Concept Considered For Union Station Re-Vamp: Above-Grade Concourse

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The estimated $2.75 billion LinkUS project is planned to convert Union Station from a stub-end station to a run-through station. Run-through tracks would decrease delays, increase capacity, and get Union Station ready for future West Santa Ana Branch light rail and California high-speed rail. LinkUS would significantly expand today’s current underground concourse hallway that riders use […]

Today’s Headlines

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  • Metro’s Options For Fixing Pico Station Blue/Expo Line Congestion (Urbanize)
  • The Road Ahead For Measure M (L.A. Thrives)
  • El Monte Is Investing In Making Bicycling Easier (SGV Tribune)
  • Groups Suing For Better Griffith Park Access (LAT)
  • Opinion: To Solve Housing Crisis Tax Land, Not Development (LAT)
  • What Do Anti-Market Rate Housing Advocates Want? (Let’s Go L.A.)
  • Mariachi Plaza Affordable Housing Project Nearly Finished (Urbanize)
  • Affordable Housing Planned For 76th & Vermont In South L.A. (Urbanize)
  • L.A. Homeless Crisis Goes From Bad To Worse (BBC)
  • Coastal Cities Sue Oil Companies Over Sea Level Rise (KPCC)

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In response to recent traffic deaths, LADOT plans to improve Temple Street, potentially adding new bike lanes and crosswalk enhancements. Image via LADOT

Vision Zero Safety Improvements Planned For Temple Street

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Last Wednesday, the city of Los Angeles Vision Zero team held a workshop for public input on planned safety upgrades for Temple Street. At the workshop, the city Transportation Department (LADOT) shared potential plans for Temple, and received public input. The proposed improvements would cover 2.3 miles of Temple Street, from Beverly Boulevard to Beaudry […]
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