Today’s Headlines

  • McCain and Obama Intensify Debate Over Gas Prices, Energy (Politico)
  • LADOT Raises Speed Limits without Informing Community (LAist
  • Villaraigosa Responds to LA County Board of Supervisors (Bottleneck Blog)
  • More on Yesterday’s Board of Supervisors Meeting (Daily News, Angelinic, Curbed)
  • Don’t Like Gas Prices?  Try Biking! (Daily News)
  • NextBus: Real Time Bus Info Via Web, Phone, or Txt Msg (TreeHugger)

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Today’s Headlines

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NRDC: Are We Serious About Reducing Congestion, Or Just Serious About Building Highways? NPR: Warning, Public Almost Always Snookered in Stadium Deals Praise for Metrolinkg CEO John Fenton (LAT) Class War Canceled, Majority of Rodeo Drive Merchants Back Subway (LAT via Curbed) City Ready to Break Ground on Spring Street Park (Downtown News) Federal Budget […]

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Featured Headline, When Westside Pols Attack: Yesterday the L.A. County Planning Commission sent the L.A. County Bike Plan back to the drawing board.  Instead of voting on the plan yesterday, the put off the vote until January.  Streetsblog wasn’t in the room, but Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky’s web team was, and they wrote an article that […]

Daily News: More Measure R Funds for Bikeways

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The Daily News, which still appears to be the conservative alternative to the Los Angeles Times in many respects, published an editorial earlier today calling on the L.A. County Board of Supervisors to put their money where their mouth is when it comes to bicycle planning.  The message: it’s not enough just to pass a […]

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Auto Industry Faces Across-the-Board Dive in New Car Sales (NYT) While We Weren’t Paying Attention, Sacramento Passed New Driving Laws (Daily News) How about that Downtown DASH? (Blogdowntown) How about that New-Found Cab Culture? (Times) Caltrans Checking Feasibility of 710 Tunnel (LA Now) Gas Prices Rising in L.A.. O.C. Counties (Daily News) UK Debates Safety […]

County Supervisors Approve Metro Sales Tax For November Ballot

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Yesterday, the Los Angels County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved including Metro’s planned sales tax measure on the November ballot. The approval was expected as all of the supervisors sit on the Metro board where four out of five them already voted to move forward with the measure. Supervisor Don Knabe voted against the ballot measure […]

Today’s Headlines

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Dozens of Transit Agencies Sucked into Financial Vortex by Collapse of AIG (WaPo via Yglesias) Government Bias for Highway Spending Compounds Strain on Transit Systems (Salon) Metro Board Member Slams Measure R in Op/Ed (Daily News) No on Measure R (Pasadena Star News) City Working on Late Night DASH Plan (Blogdowntown) Thank God!  Gas Prices […]