Today’s Headlines

  • State Gives $239 Million for Road Projects in San Bernadino… (SB Sun)
  • …and Half a Billion for Inland Empire Road Projects (Press Enterprise)
  • LA’s Main Jewish Thoroughfare Threatened by Pico-Olympic Plan (Forward)
  • Advocates Keep Green Line to LAX Option Alive (Argonaut)
  • Light Rail Plans Scaled Back (Whittier Daily News)
  • Government Officials Riding OC Tollway Free (Register)
  • 23 Freeway Opens Near Moorpark (Moorpark Acorn)
  • FYI – The Whittier Daily News link goes to the Argonaut.

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City, Bike Coalition, Moving on Sharrows

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Image: C.I.C.L.E. The Los Angeles County Bike Coalition reports that funding is finally in place for the Sharrows pilot program for L.A.’s streets, half a decade after the LACBC began their Sharrows Campaign.  A group of funders have pooled their dollars to fund the Sharrows on a couple of Los Angeles’ roads, but just because […]

Best Practices: New Green Bike Lane in Thousand Oaks

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L.A. Streetsblog has covered some of the “best practices” in bicycle and pedestrian planning in Long Beach and Santa Monica in an effort to expand the horizons of LADOT and local advocates. Apparently, the Ventura County city of Thousand Oaks needs to be added to the list. In a recent visit, Streetsblog San Francisco editor […]

Today’s Headlines

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LADOT Releases Annual Report [PDF] Gas Prices Drop 27 Cents Over 3 Weeks (KPCC) Clever 360-Degree Expo Line Video (Curbed) Let’s Go L.A. Looks At Recent Metro Bus Ridership Statistics Thousand Oaks Will Host Open Streets Event October 31 (Thousand Oaks Acorn) Carnage: Moorpark Collision Kills Two, Including Cyclist (Biking In L.A.) Oil Industry Attacking […]

Today’s Headlines

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County Bicycle And Pedestrian Count Kicks Off (KPCC) EPA Calls 710 Freeway Tunnel Studies Inadequate (Press-Telegram) Metro Looking At Various Options For West Santa Ana Branch Rail (Urbanize L.A.) What Metro’s Bike-Share Bikes Will Look Like (SBLA Tumblr) Beijing And L.A. Commit To Low-Carbon Planning, Transportation, And Technology (LAT) Metrolink Improving Crossings In Simi Valley […]

LaBonge Rallies the Troops Against “Metro Universal”

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Outspoken City Councilman Tom LaBonge is taking a stand against the massive planned development at the Universal City Metro stop.  Citing concerns about traffic and whether the development will use up the "Park and Ride" spaces that are set-aside for transit users, LaBonge’s office sent out a letter to his constituents providing them with information […]