Reading the Newspapers So You Don’t Have To

“Green Design” Keeps LA High Rises Attractive to Potential Homeowners (LA Times) (no mention of total new parking spaces…)

SF-OAK Drivers Support “Greenhouse Gas Charge” on Gasoline (SF Examiner)

Brits More Green Than Their Government (BBC)

Foothill Transit Trims Fare Hike for Seniors and Disabled Passengers (Whitier Daily News)

Anaheim Mayor Rewarded for ARTIC Link to Downtown LA (California Chronicle)

Route Dispute Imperils California High Speed Rail (Contra Costa Times, Las Vegas Examiner)

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Alarcon Aide Who Killed Pedestrian with Car Skates on Felony Charges (Daily News) Flaw at Blue Line Junction Causes Derailment Risk.  Metro Welds. (LAT) OC Confuses Drivers on Toll Rules.  LA Shouldn’t Follow Suit (Daily News) Skelton: Bullet Train Vote a Show of Working Politics (LAT) A Look at How Business and the Economy Can […]

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Car Sales Plummet in June (CNN, NYT) Car Commute Times Getting Shorter in LA County (Times)  Cops Enforcing Cell Phone Laws (Daily News)  Car Strikes Motorcycle Cop (Times)  High Gas Prices Spark Interest in Adult Bike Lessons (Boston Globe) It’s Official: Denmark Is the World’s Happiest Nation (Evening Standard) Bikes on a Train!  Also Sharrows […]

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A Pretty Actress Takes the Bus and Walks in Los Angeles (LA Times) 14 People Injured on a Bus in the Crenshaw District Reports a San Francisco Paper (SF Examiner) Montreal a Carless City? (CBC News) CarFREE Condo in Toronto (Inside Toronto) Opinions on the Opinions of the Times Expo Line Story (LA Wave) LA […]

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NYT: Obama Must Make Transit a Priority No Mention of Transit in Obama Address on Economic Recovery (CAHSR Blog via Streetsblog.net) "TOD" at Hollywood and Western Mocked (Curbed, SoapBox) OC Fares Go Up Today (LA Now) 3 New Year Wishes for Transit in LA (Examiner, City Watch) Billboard Inspector’s Office Fabulously Inept (LA Weekly) Raise […]

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Armageddon Delayed: No Deal Yet on State Budget (Times) Stimulus Great News for SF-LA High Speed Rail (Press Enterprise) Highway Expansions: Not Compatible With a Green Recovery (NPR) Obama: No Car Czar for Detroit Restructuring (NYT) Metro’s Light Rail Car Purchases a National Controversy (NYT, LA Observed, Daily News) Ped Advocates in Pune, India Protest […]

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Judge Shows Muddled Understanding of Law in "Group Bike Ride" Case in NYC (NYC Streetsblog) Will the Ruling Migrate West? (SF Examiner) Supes OK Funding for Grand Avenue Park (Times) Permanent Park(ing) Day: SF Converts Curbside Spots to Sidewalk Extensions (Streetsblog SF) Inspired: Activist Pens Backbone Bikeway Network for Long Beach (LA Loyalist) L.A. Activists […]