Streetsblog Will Be Down for About an Hour This Evening

At around 5 P.M. Los Angeles Streetsblog will be going offline for about an hour while the programmers in New York do a little maintenance and cleanup.  If you get home, the site isn’t up yet, and you need some Streetsblog to help you let go before dinner; consider checking out our Facebook page or Flickr account.

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Support Streetsblog Los Angeles This #GivingTuesday

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By now you’ve gotten at least a dozen emails about #GivingTuesday asking you to donate to an important and worthy non-profit. Today, throughout California, staff are working on stories and podcasts to cover and explain issues both locally and statewide. In Los Angeles, Joe is doing a deep-dive into a new report on parking and Sahra […]

Metro Considers Ending Rush Hour Ban for Bikes on Trains

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This Thursday, Metro will take the first public steps to remove its rush hour bans against bikes on certain trains. In just the year and a half since LA Streetsblog began publishing, Metro has threatened to vigorously enforce this ban, backed off strict enforcement, piloted a program of taking out seats to make more space for bikes on trains, expanded that pilot to more trains and now is publicly talking about ending all "bike bans" in favor of signage directing cyclists to the best places to rest bikes while riding the trains.

Today’s Carnage Brought to You By…

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  At 3:10 this morning, a man drove the wrong way down the I-5 and colliding with other cars, killing himself and two other people, injuring two more and backing traffic up for hours.  By publication of this article, the police still hadn’t determined whether drugs or alcohol were involved in the accident. While I […]